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48 Times Americans Had Zero Idea What Their Flag Looks Like

American pride is something unique to Americans. Over the past two decades up until Trump’s presidency, 81%-92% said they were extremely proud of their American identity, the Gallup data showed. Only this year, the numbers of extremely proud Americans dropped to a record low of 45%.

On the other hand, this alone shouldn’t be reason enough to forget such a seemingly basic fact as what your country’s flag actually looks like. But for some people, a few stars here and there don’t make that big of a difference, until someone points out this is the Liberian flag, or the Chilean flag, or the Malaysian flag.

The cursed emoji everyone has been throwing around may look like the spitting image of an American flag, but hey, guys, why don’t we all get our stars, stripes, and proportions right? In the meantime, I can’t deny there’s an element of hilarity to all this. And a big one.

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Guess Kelly Was Too Busy Licking Boots To Realize Her Mistake

Guess Kelly Was Too Busy Licking Boots To Realize Her Mistake

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A True Patriot

A True Patriot

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The American flag is the quintessential element of American pride that has been embedded in the nation’s DNA since the country’s early years. But these past years, the US has been undergoing extreme political and social challenges that have been making its citizens rethink American pride and its values.

The percentage of Americans expressing extreme pride in the country has been declining over the past 20 years, but recently it took a more extreme turn. The latest Gallup data gathered from a May 28-June 4 poll found that less than a quarter of Americans, 20%, are satisfied with the way things are going in the US. Meanwhile, presidential approval fell to 39%.

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Murica

Murica

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Investigate The Liberians!

Investigate The Liberians!

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Which President Are We Talking About Here?

Which President Are We Talking About Here?

But Gallup also notes that extreme pride is down among all major subgroups since 2016. In particular, Democratic-leaning groups that include young adults aged 18-29, women, college graduates, and non-whites have been increasingly less likely to express extreme pride over the years.

Interestingly, the Gallup findings showed that Republicans’ national pride marks the largest decline in extreme pride, with a 9% decrease spotted in 2020.

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Funny-American-Flag-Fails

Funny-American-Flag-Fails

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Even More Support For The Southern Part Of Liberia

Even More Support For The Southern Part Of Liberia

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Colorado’s Own Gateway To Liberia

Colorado’s Own Gateway To Liberia

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I Think This Belongs Here

I Think This Belongs Here

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No No No

No No No

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Thank You For Your Support Of Southern Liberia

Thank You For Your Support Of Southern Liberia

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Which Is It

Which Is It

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He’s Still Our President

He's Still Our President

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Oops

Oops

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Oof

Oof

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Life Is Good, But Positively Liberian

Life Is Good, But Positively Liberian

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My Friends Insta Story. He Brings Disrespect To The Song Of The American Military

My Friends Insta Story. He Brings Disrespect To The Song Of The American Military

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A Lot To Unpack Here

A Lot To Unpack Here

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There’s A Lot Going On Here

There’s A Lot Going On Here

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It’s A Gas Station In Illinois

It's A Gas Station In Illinois

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Lol

Lol

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On A Post About How Canada Doesn’t Have An Army (We Do)

On A Post About How Canada Doesn’t Have An Army (We Do)

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First Time I Spotted One In The Wild

First Time I Spotted One In The Wild

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Hell Yeah 🇱🇷🇱🇷🇱🇷

Hell Yeah 🇱🇷🇱🇷🇱🇷

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Gloriously Liberian

Gloriously Liberian

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A Very “Patriotic” Instagram Account

A Very “Patriotic” Instagram Account

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The Vice President.

The Vice President.

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The Fact Check Alert Is The Cherry On Top.

The Fact Check Alert Is The Cherry On Top.

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Trump For Liberia

Trump For Liberia

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Make Liberia Great Again!

Make Liberia Great Again!

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Liberians Will Never Fall To Communism!

Liberians Will Never Fall To Communism!

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For Our New Sprinkler System

For Our New Sprinkler System

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Israel Sends Their Love To Liberia

Israel Sends Their Love To Liberia

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We Stand In Solidarity!

We Stand In Solidarity!

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God Bless Liberia?

God Bless Liberia?

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They Even Have The American Flag!

They Even Have The American Flag!

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And I- 😂

And I- 😂

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Just Got This Text From My Grandma. Happy Fourth Everyone

Just Got This Text From My Grandma. Happy Fourth Everyone

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This Ain’t It

This Ain't It

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Niki’s Are The Devil

Niki’s Are The Devil

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Texas Boys !

Texas Boys !

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USPS Paying Their Respects To All The Liberian Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives This Memorial Day

USPS Paying Their Respects To All The Liberian Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives This Memorial Day

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He Even Has It In His Name Lol

He Even Has It In His Name Lol

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Evidently, Great Uncle Joe Is A Liberian Nationalist!

Evidently, Great Uncle Joe Is A Liberian Nationalist!

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What A Patriot

What A Patriot

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Accidentally Malaysian

Accidentally Malaysian

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What Can I Say, Exept For Wtf?

What Can I Say, Exept For Wtf?

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