When it comes to patriotism, size matters.

That's why Gander RV raised a 3,200-square-foot American flag over its store in Statesville, North Carolina.

And that's a mighty big problem for the city council.

They filed a lawsuit against Camping World, the company's owners, alleging the sign violates the city's sign ordinance.

City leaders also imposed a $50 fine per day retroactive to October -- meaning Camping World and Gander Outdoors owe about $11,000 in fines. Imagine that, folks, Americans being punished for flying the Red, White & Blue. Click here to listen to Todd's podcast on Apple, or Google.