No it isn't. The blue field is always towards the front. The left side's flag would look "normal" to you. It's so it looks like the wind is blowing it back as it moves forward while attached to a pole.
"You must be frank with the world; frankness is the child of honesty and courage...Never do anything wrong to make a friend or keep one...Above all do not appear to others what you are not" - Robert E. Lee, CSA