Mexican Flag Falls During Live September 16 Ceremony in Mexico City’s Zócalo

Yesterday during’s Mexico’s September 16 Independence Day celebration in Mexico City’s iconic Zócalo plaza —in front of president Enrique Peña Nieto, a cadre of national leaders and a national TV audience— this happened. (H/T Sin Embargo)

Social media also included pictures of the flag gaffe.

Minutes later, members of Mexico’s armed forces were able to raise the flag correctly.

It does beg the question posed by our friends at Gozamos and others:

Meanwhile, if you want to know what our community is saying about the future of Mexico, check out this September 16 thread we posted on our Facebook.

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