White House press secretary Sean Spicer wore his American flag pin upside down during a press briefing, and people are freaking out.
Flying the flag upside down is typically known as a sign of distress or emergency.
Spicer was handed a note informing him of the mishap and he subtly turned it around:
Well.. He tried. It took him two goes after reporter John Roberts pointed it out.
Spicer later confirmed he wasn’t promoting House of Cards (whose logo is also an upside-down American flag).
But Spicer wasn't quick enough. People noticed. And some wondered if it was a subtle cry for help:
Conspiracy theories began:
Go, go, go!
Some saw it as a beautiful metaphor:
Others got straight to fixing it:
One Twitter user reminded us of the ongoing theme of living in a '1984' nightmare:
Or could it be a sign of things to come?