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By Samantha Chang,

In a deranged gesture of anti-American toxicity, a group called the “Revolutionary Communist Party” tried to set fire to the U.S. flag in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on the Fourth of July — only to suffer an epic fail when the resilient flag refused to burn.

The comical spectacle that unfolded on America’s 247th birthday was documented on Twitter by independent journalist Ford Fischer.

“This morning, members of the Revolutionary Communist Party interrupted the July 4 city Celebration of Freedom event in Philadelphia (where both the governor and mayor spoke) by burning an American flag,” he tweeted.

“They advocated the crowd join them for ‘a real revolution.’”

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