People asked why Donald Trump didn’t have an American flag behind him when he met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto [“Symbolism takes flight in Mexico and Cuba,” Editorial, Sept. 1].

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Trump most certainly does not represent the United States or our values. He doesn’t represent me. A Republican Party banner would have been OK, but not the flag of my country.

Ernst P.A. Vanamson, Sayville