Note to the House GOP: If people automatically associate your speaker’s logo with the Nazi party, even though it resembles a symbol used for years by that office, it might be time for a regroup.
On Friday, Twitter user @EricVespe noticed Paul Ryan’s new logo on speaker.gov, which shows an eagle with spread wings, resembles the emblem of the Nazi party. While the resemblance is no doubt unintentional — and almost certainly modeled after the official speaker logo — it’s also noticeable. And newly red.
To be fair, the seal of the speaker, the position to which Ryan has just been reelected, also has an eagle with spread wings atop a globe. (We contacted Ryan’s office for more but had not heard back at time of publish.) Read more…