meanwhile in Nebraska
The Capitol of Nebraska flew the state flag upside down for 10 days and no one noticed, the Omaha World-Herald reports. "Nobody noticed it," Democratic state Sen. Burke Harr said. "It took someone drawing it to my attention before it was changed."
(Nebraska's state flag pictured right-side up | iStock)
Harr's complaints came in the midst of his pitch to change the state flag, which features the state's seal in yellow on a blue background. Harr said the current design is too forgettable for people to even notice when it's hanging upside down. "A flag needs to be instantly identifiable," Harr said.
"It's galling our state flag doesn't embody [its] uniqueness,” agreed the executive director of the Nebraska Arts Council, Suzanne Wise. "I think our sesquicentennial year is an ideal year to do this."