During Friday's White House press briefing, Sean Spicer wore his American flag pin upside down, and the internet interpreted it as a cry for help.
Sean Spicer's American flag pin is upside down. Upside down flag is a distress symbol. Headline: Metaphor Delivers Press Conference.— Erin 🎶Gloria🎶 Ryan (@morninggloria) March 10, 2017
According to U.S. Code, “the flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.”
Spicer has his flag pin upside down. He is signaling the country is in distress!!— elpresidente37 (@elpresidente37) March 10, 2017
Before taking questions, a Fox News reporter came to Spicer's rescue.
"John Roberts always helping with the fashion tips," Spicer said.
But reporters continued to point out that the pin was still upside down.
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