List-keeper Siraj Hasmi feels partly responsible for that hybrid United States/Ukraine flag that hundreds of Republicans and Democrats stood holding in front of the Capitol for a photo op this week.
I MEANT THIS AS A JOKE PEOPLE pic.twitter.com/pKTLT1ll7F
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) March 5, 2022
It all started out with a simple joke:
in solidarity against Russia, the United States will no longer use red, white, and blue in the American flag pic.twitter.com/owRhqerPZk
— Siraj Hashmi (@SirajAHashmi) March 2, 2022
And then some genius at the Capitol got the idea to stitch together a franken-flag so Speaker Nancy Pelosi could be front-and-center holding it:
Look how they massacred my boy. pic.twitter.com/iPOJxnHMDn
— The Columbia Bugle 🇺🇸 (@ColumbiaBugle) March 4, 2022
Looks like you were only half-joking
— Johnny Christian Bishop (@Johnnybeesknees) March 5, 2022
is this real?
— Lavela Fetsha (@lavelafetsha) March 5, 2022
People in Kyiv, hiding another day in metro, while air raid warnings and explosions in the distance can be heard throughout the city, after seeing the flag: pic.twitter.com/fuzGbsC25J
— Xanadial Tomas 🇨🇿 (@BcTomasZelenka) March 5, 2022
Our politicians are a joke so it’s really not surprising to see this 🥴
— Ben Morrissey 🇺🇸 (@BenMorrissey16) March 5, 2022
What kind of Mickey Mouse BS is this administration on? 😭
— Outside The Star 🇺🇸✭ (@OutsideTheStar) March 5, 2022
— Joshua James (Den) (@JoshuaDenJames) March 5, 2022
Wow this is the nuclear bomb of virtue signaling.
— James P. (@jamerpalms) March 2, 2022
— Jennifer.f (@JenniferJAF) March 4, 2022
— 🇨🇦DnD🇨🇦 (@darkndeviant) March 4, 2022
What the hell is that.
— silenceISgolden (@BAnderson1971) March 4, 2022
Will we also do this for Taiwan in a couple of weeks?
— nawimsayin (@PhilNuthin) March 4, 2022
This is stupid and really dumb virtue signaling.
— westcoastdefense (@westcoastdefens) March 4, 2022
— the kid from the U (@DaUDPT) March 4, 2022
And of course, Pelosi has her hands on it, front-and-center; she’s a master of cringe. Remember this?
That the new pride flag?
— Marty No (@MartyNo2554) March 4, 2022
Bunch of damn idiots
— Kenny bailey (@Kennybailey19) March 4, 2022
Looks like an unfinished quilt that Nancy is making.
— Ferret Bedford (@Muttobytes) March 4, 2022
This is disgraceful & repulsive!!
That flag too.
— MephibinAz.🌵 (@Az61Ronin) March 4, 2022
— Robert Dawn (@RobertMDawn) March 4, 2022
Congress had to do something. No emergency session to consider sanctions on Russia, though. That can wait.
‘This is political blackface’: Not everyone appreciated Congressional Dems wearing kente cloth https://t.co/ATJUoQvaSW
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) June 8, 2020