As Twitchy reported Friday, some clown at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission determined that wearing a hat bearing the Gadsden flag could be punishable as a form a racial harassment. In short, a toothless government bureaucracy has decided it cannot abide the message “Don’t Tread on Me” and has decided to become tyrannical about it.

It didn’t take long for the public to offer up some less intimidating designs that the EEOC might find palatable until this misunderstanding is worked out. Here’s one for the Final Fantasy players out there.

That got the ball rolling.

There are still a couple of fangs showing in that one; can we tone it down a shade?

That looks way too much like a doormat, when the original Gadsden flag was anything but.

Almost there …