Iraq's New Flag

Reuters/Yahoo today posted the proposed newflag for Iraq. It somehow completely denies the symbology of the former flag (which nonetheless represented course evility) and I can’t help but think it looks a number of non-designers pulled it together over a period of days — the blues are the colors of sleep medications and the yellow the color of mustard. The crescent looks far too much like a “c,” stretched and pulled and smashed down. Maybe it’s appropriate afterall.

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