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Why Polo Ralph Lauren Owes America An Apology

We demand answers!

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Do you notice anything wrong with this picture? Well, Reddit user RTRB did, and the answer will leave you stunned.

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I'll give you a hint — it has nothing to do with Virginia Thrasher, the American badass who took home the first gold medal of the Olympic Games in Rio for the women's 10-meter air rifle.

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Look again... Can you spot what might be the greatest injustice so far at the 2016 Olympic Games?

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Okay, I'll give you one more hint... It has to do with her Polo Ralph Lauren shirt.

Let's take a closer look at this OFFICIAL Team USA T-shirt...

Closer...

CLOSER...

NO. THEY. DIDN'T.

Yes, they did... For some inexplicable reason Polo Ralph Lauren — as iconic of an American brand that there is — used a flag with 48 stars.

I did the math. Forty-eight does not equal fifty.
Matt Kiebus

I did the math. Forty-eight does not equal fifty.

Do they think it's 1958? Do they not think Alaskans and Hawaiians should be represented on their country's OFFICIAL Team USA gear?!?!

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How dare you! We as a nation demand an apology... preferably through your spokesperson, Ryan Lochte.

Polo Ralph Lauren

H/T to the (bald) eagle eyes of Reddit user RTRB in r/Murica.

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