Introitus: He should've said it the way it was originally written. That would've hella trolled
abb3w: Bravo for paying attention to that bit in Matthew 6:5-6. Good luck with the re-election campaign.
PC LOAD LETTER: I would have said "loyalty oaths are best left to Communists"
FloydA: After the incident, Metcalfe told reporters, "I think it is shocking that any elected official would not pledge allegiance to the flag.I think it's shocking that people swear oaths of loyalty to pieces of cloth. Your move, Metcalfe.
FriarReb98: Don't forget the original salute.
FriarReb98: Don't forget the original salute. Fox News and every other right wing website would have simultaneously exploded in fits of insanity.
HOW DARE YOU CHALLENGE THE DECEMBER 22nd, 1942 AMENDMENT TO THE FLAG CODE
Somacandra: HOW DARE YOU CHALLENGE THE DECEMBER 22nd, 1942 AMENDMENT TO THE FLAG CODE
slayer199: Introitus: He should've said it the way it was originally written. That would've hella trolledThat would have been more heroic IMHO.
Ricardo Klement: Jesus Christ that's retarded.
wildcardjack: The words "under god" are as badly shoe-horned as the witches in the Scottish play./Not an English Major//They just don't fit.
RedVentrue: A woman? a Democrat?Yep.
Lionel Mandrake: Good for her. The Pledge of Allegiance is fkn stupid - for many reasons.
ifarkthereforiam: On the rare occasions I say the pledge, I leave out the 'under God" Part.
halB: //I only say the pledge as originally written - by a baptist preacher no less.
Somacandra: FTFA: It's a person's right to not say the pledge, but I don't believe anybody should be in elected office that holds that position, and I think a majority of Americans wouldn't elect somebody if they held that position."Of course--it would be so terrible to have a Jehovah's Witness serving in a public position, right?
Rashnu: doctrinally contradictory
FloydA: I think it's shocking that people swear oaths of loyalty to pieces of cloth. Your move, Metcalfe.
Lord Jubjub: The oath is also to the republic, which should a lot less controversial to an public official.
gadian: It's disgusting that we still make kids do this every day of their school lives. Like a kid knows what the hell they're saying and the ramifications. What kind of sick country expects their youth to verbally pledge allegiance daily? Isn't one time, when someone turns 18 and by choice, enough?
Fuggin Bizzy: Rashnu: doctrinally contradictoryBand name!What? It rolls off the tongue./Okay, no it doesn't.
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