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During Friday's White House press briefing, Press Secretary Sean Spicer accidentally addressed the news media while his American flag lapel pin was upside-down. He was quickly alerted to this breach of protocol and fixed the pin, but the damage was done. Jokesters on the internet were ready to go to town on their second-favorite punching bag (after Trump).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XocsbHwl3oE

Many commenters pointed out that according to the official code, the flag should only be flown upside-down as a distress signal.

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Here are the best jokes about #PinGate that we could find.

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If America were wearing a suit, its flag pin would be upside-down right now.