Philippine flag mix-up was “Unfortunate” – Just like Obama


Is anyone home? Amateur  Hour once again. The second flag from the left – is also upside down. Perhaps the Obama administration should have referenced this handy guide available on the ASEAN website. Hat Tip Weasel Zippers

The American embassy will find out how the “unfortunate” incident happened, she said.

The U.S. government said Sunday it made an “honest mistake” when it displayed an inverted Philippine flag — which wrongfully signified that the Southeast Asian nation was in a state of war — in a meeting hosted by President Barack Obama.

The Philippine flag was displayed upside down behind President Benigno Aquino III when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations met Obama in New York on Friday. Yahoo News1

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