Wednesday, November 15, 2006

Whoops, Sorry, Wrong Flag

Via the Huffington Post, I learned about the Bush admin's latest international-relations gaffe: On the eve of Bush's trip to Vietnam, the White House web site touting the trip posted a graphic of Vietnam's flag.

Oh, sorry. The South Vietnam flag? What do you mean, the Vietnamese government will be upset? Isn't that the one the good guys flew? And they won, right? You know, the Iraqis...I mean the Vietnamese who...

Think Progress item on the flag flap
MSNBC item on Bush and foreign policy, noting the flag flap way down in the lower paras


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