r/PublicFreakout Sep 22 '22 Silver 4 Helpful 4 Wholesome 7 Take My Energy 1 Rocket Like 1

Trumpist Curses at KKK members (context i found on original video)

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u/HintOfAreola Sep 22 '22

To add, it's "backwards" when it's worn on the right sleeve. The idea being that, on a flagpole, that's the way it would look moving forward.

As for the way it is on the shirt, front facing, it is backwards. So you can see what they were going for, but they didn't understand enough of the context to execute the idea correctly. Go figure.

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u/Gr1ml0ck Sep 22 '22

This is the correct answer.

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u/BigUncleHeavy Sep 22 '22

You definitely added good info there. For the reasons you stated, military members wear the patch on the right to represent moving forward. The symbolism is that we head into danger/battle, not run from it.