May 21, 2014 1:40 pm
Updated: May 21, 2014 1:51 pm

Habs flag flying in Boston, but not everyone’s happy about it

Montreal Canadiens' flag flying in front of Boston City Hall on May 21, 2014.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

MONTREAL – Mayor Marty Walsh has met the terms of his friendly wager with Montreal mayor Denis Coderre: a Montreal Canadiens’ flag is flying at the City Hall in Boston.

READ MORE: No sign of Habs flag at Boston city hall – yet

Walsh took to Twitter to prove that his end of the deal had been kept.

But his tweet has erupted a firestorm of criticism on social media.

“It’s tiny!!!! Should of required minimal size for flag,” said Seb Gagne in Montreal.

“Could Boston City Hall have used a smaller flag?” asked another Habs fan, Matt in Halifax.

While another noted: “LMAO, so tiny”:

Another pundit suggested that the “puny Habs flag” would coin a new term: “Walshing on a bet.”

However, Montreal mayor Denis Coderre didn’t seem to think size mattered, tweeting a quick thanks in response to Mayor Walsh’s announcement.

What do you think? Does size really matter?

Global News

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