U.S. Embassy Apologizes for Flag Faux Pas


During Obama’s public appearance with Filipino president Benigno Aquino III Friday as part of the opening of the U.N. General Assembly, the Philippine flag was accidentally displayed upside down (pictured on far right, with blue on bottom). “This was an honest mistake,” Embassy spokesman Rebecca Thompson said in a statement, before presumably having two interns canned. [LAT via Gawker]