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Spicer's US flag pin upside-down at briefing: internet goes bonkers

Sean Spicer's American flag pin before and after. (Source: CNN) Sean Spicer's American flag pin before and after. (Source: CNN)
It's a wonder this doesn't happen more often. (Source: CNN) It's a wonder this doesn't happen more often. (Source: CNN)

(RNN) – There’s no disputing that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has a tough job – but was he signaling for help during his Friday news conference?

The American flag pin on his lapel was upside-down, a sign for distress, according to USFlag.org.

Twitter went wild, of course: 

As soon as he threw the floor open for questions, a Fox News reporter called his attention to the wardrobe malfunction.

He laughed, thanked John Roberts for the "fashion advice," righted Old Glory and proceeded with the briefing.

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