This baby is not flipping you off, nor is this baby flipping anyone else off. This baby’s fingers are simply moving, without the intention of flipping anyone off.
Some people push their glasses up the bridge of their nose with their middle finger…they are not flipping you off.
Some people use their middle finger to scan sentences as they read…they are not flipping you off.
Some people use their middle finger to dial or press buttons…they are not flipping you off.
All of these instances may be cause for misunderstanding…misunderstandings do happen.
Something that is not a misunderstanding, is the violent insurrection on January 6…flipping off democracy and defiling the Capitol. No misunderstanding there.
Donald is giving democracy the middle finger. Donald is flipping you off.
Sometimes misunderstandings just happen, however, insurrections do not.
misunderstanding/noun/mĭs″ŭn-dər-stăn′dĭng: mistake as to the meaning of something; misconception; erroneous interpretation; to interpret incorrectly.