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The Gadsden Flag? Yeah, That's Racist Too

Jeff Katz
July 17, 2019 - 3:51 pm

Actor Chris Pratt has been attacked by the media and liberals (but I repeat myself) everywhere after a photo of him wearing a "white supremacist" t-shirt surfaced on social media.

The "Guardians of the Galaxy" star was spotted with his wife, Katherine Schwarzenegger, wearing the shirt, which depicts the Gadsden flag, better known as the "Don't Tread On Me" flag.

The snowflakes of social media, of course, were horrified, calling Pratt a "white supremacist" and voicing their disgust that the actor would wear such a thing.

However, those with common sense will note the flag was created by Christopher Gadsden, who was a brigadier general in the Continental Army. The flag became a prominent symbol during the Revolutionary War for the colonists wanting independence from England.

Yahoo News even posted an article originally claiming that somehow the symbol now signifies supporting white supremacy. The title and the content of the article have since been edited.

Pratt was previously criticized harshly by lesbian actress Ellen Page for attending a church that she claimed was "anti-LGBTQ." He responded with this statement on his Instagram page: