Originally Posted by JAKŪ
It's nothing to do with realism, it just seems like a stupid, poorly thought out pandering to 'girl power'. It just makes Peggy look irresponsible, and, if the 'sexual tension' thing is true, childish.
Well, considering the shield may absorb the energy (as someone else has mentioned), then we cannot automatically assume she was being irresponsible hehehe. So I'll enjoy this part of the trailer safe in the knowledge that she knew full well it'd be safe, and go back to hating on Spiderman and GL's ridiculous footwear