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ABC News' GOP warns HR 1 could be 'absolutely devastating for Republicans' discusses several measures by different parties and at different levels to make voting easier or harder for some.

The caption on the file photo selected for the article reads:

Supporters of President Donald Trump participate on a 'Stop the Steal' protest at the Georgia State Capitol, after the 2020 presidential election was called for Democratic candidate Joe Biden, in Atlanta, Nov. 7, 2020.

I noticed that two signs have replaced the capital letter "E" with three horizontal red lines, looking a bit like the number 3 written in Chinese "三". It occurs twice in "BEIJING BIDEN FOR TREASON" and once in "RIGGED".

I also noticed the added red exclamation sign in the "FACEBOOK TWITTER TRA!SH" sign and the red "S" in "CNN LIES!!!"

Do all these annotations/modifications to the signs represent any specific, emerging connotation? Is this a new code of some kind, perhaps similar to the use of "Q" hints?


Cropped, enlarged and sharpened bits from the original image

Supporters of President Donald Trump participate on a 'Stop the Steal' protest at the Georgia State Capitol, after the 2020 presidential election was called for Democratic candidate Joe Biden, in Atlanta, Nov. 7, 2020. Supporters of President Donald Trump participate on a 'Stop the Steal' protest at the Georgia State Capitol, after the 2020 presidential election was called for Democratic candidate Joe Biden, in Atlanta, Nov. 7, 2020.

Supporters of President Donald Trump participate on a 'Stop the Steal' protest at the Georgia State Capitol, after the 2020 presidential election was called for Democratic candidate Joe Biden, in Atlanta, Nov. 7, 2020.

This last one may simply be accidental, or an homage to Sean Spicer's upside-down American flag pin.

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    In the last’s picture, I’m pretty sure they’re just holding the sign upside down. Note that the text is upside down too - clearly it’s intended to just be a normal Republican elephant and a voting checkbox
    – divibisan
    Mar 21 at 16:45
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"E" styled as three red stripes clearly is a reference to the Biden campaign logo:

Joe Biden campaign logo
Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images


"CNN LIES" seems to be quite an old anti-CNN propagandist motto, traced back to 2012. It is styled similarly to the "CNN Live" program.

Anti-CNN propaganda

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