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    Legislation Urges Texans to Reject Ersatz Flag Emoji

    Hey, they’re both red, white and blue. There is no commonly available Texas flag emoji, so some Texans use the Chilean flag, which has the same color scheme and single star but replaces the Lone Star State’s vertical blue stripe with a blue square. That’s a red line for Texas state Rep. Tom Oliverson, who’s introduced legislation encouraging Texans to desist — and “hereby reject the notion that the Chilean flag, although it is a nice flag, can in any way compare to or be substituted for the official state flag of Texas.”

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