Yahoo Edits Article Attacking Chris Pratt Over Gadsden Flag T-Shirt

The Daily Caller | 7/17/2019 | Staff
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Yahoo had to edit an article attacking Chris Pratt over a photo of him wearing a Gadsden flag T-shirt that the agency initially labeled “white supremacist.”

In the original piece the headline about the 40-year-old actor read as following, “Chris Pratt Criticized for White Supremacist T-Shirt.” A short time later, the headline was corrected to read, “Chris Pratt Criticized For T-Shirt Choice,” according to Fox News in a piece published Wednesday.

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The U.K. Yahoo Movie article described the Gadsden flag as the following:

“Although it is one of the symbols and flags used by the U.S. Men’s Soccer Team, Metallica, as well as some libertarian groups, over the years the flag has been adopted by Far Right political groups like the Tea Party, as well as gun-toting supporters of the Second Amendment,” the piece read.

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“It has therefore become a symbol of more conservative and far right individuals and, according to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission of the US, it also is ‘sometimes interpreted...
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