//if any of these cookies are found, we don't show the modal. As far as I’m concerned, I think for so long now we’ve really gone through this thing in this country where a certain element has a stronghold and a monopoly on what it means to be strong or tough or masculine or patriotic, for that matter. Conservative commentator Sean Hannity has appeared on his Fox News show wearing a flag Punisher pin, and Detroit police patrolling demonstrations have been seen wearing the logo, which is inspired by the totenkopf, a skull-and-crossbones used by the SS in Nazi Germany. Despite Frank Castle’s backstory, the Punisher logo has been particularly popular among police officers, with many adopting the iconic skull symbol. He tears the skull decal on their car to shreds and tells them, "We're not the same. setTimeout(function() { defernl() }, 250); You took an oath to uphold the law. if (getCookie(cookieNames[i]).length) { For one example, view the image below of a police officer in Baltimore with The Punisher’s logo on his uniform. ); } } If you appreciate what we do, please support us. regex: { // Add animation css 'slideOutDown': 'slideOutUp' ); + '<\/div>' (Proponents of the far-right-wing QAnon conspiracy theory, who maintain that there is a secret “deep-state” plot against Donald Trump, have also begun using the Punisher skull as a recruitment tool, and have created merchandise including a version of the logo featuring the president’s distinctive coiffed hair.). + '<\/div>' return numDays * 24 * 60; // ------------------------------------------------------------------- if (!onSuccess) { var script = document.createElement('script'); }, validate: function( $form, $email ){ $modal.addClass( $modal.hasClass('slideInUp') ? signedUp: { The co-creator of Marvel Comics’ darkest antihero, The Punisher, is hoping to take back the character’s logo from police. + '