"Thanks for the poncho."
- Bill Clinton on being presented a Romanian flag in 1997, a tricolour with a head sized hole in the centre. The Romanians had cut the Communist logos out of the centres of flags as a symbol of the 1989 anti-Communist revolt that led to the establishment of democracy.
With Communist symbol
Romanians wave a flag with a hole, a symbol of the 1989 Revolution, during a march commorating the beginning of Bucharest's riots against the former communist regime in Bucharest ,on December 21, 2009.