This is just too much! Protesting the flag that they don’t even know has 13 stars…unreal!

House Democrats referenced the wrong Confederate flag Thursday during a debate over the controversial symbol.

A photo from floor debates shows a Confederate flag with 17 stars, according to a post on CSPAN’s Instagram account.

The actual Confederate battle flag had 13 stars, one for each of the states that seceded from the Union before joining the Confederacy as of late 1861.

CSPAN’s photo shows a number of House Democrats speaking by a cutout of the incorrect version on Thursday morning.

Trending: Shocked Woman Finds Amazon Folder with Thousands of Audio Recordings from Her Home Gadgets [Video]

CONFEDFLAG

Reps. James Clyburn (S.C.), Al Green (Texas), Keith Ellison (Minn.), David Cicilline (R.I.), Eric Swalwell (Calif.), Hakeem Jeffries (N.Y.), Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas) and Terri Sewell (Ala.) all missed the apparent mistake.

VIA: THE HILL

Join The Conversation. Leave a Comment.


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.