Follow-up on the refusal of the LOWV moderator at the IL8th congressional forum to allow the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. The audience, meeting in a school, spontaneously said the Pledge. Afterword, the Illinois head called it phony patriotism. How respectful and civic-minded. Well, not surprisingly:
Oh, yeah. They are non-partisan. For sure.yidwithlid Jeff Dunetz
So hire me.
Related posts here.
More. This is all over the net now. HT Instapundit. Don Surber on the great American who asked why not the Pledge. And yes, he's a veteran.
More. Memeorandum buzz. McHenry County Blog has another video--basically the audio, where the LOWV moderator lectures the audience. Before and after the Pledge.
What I want to know--where does Dem Rep. Melissa Bean stand? Is she in favor of the Pledge at a debate or not? Does she think those who stood up and recited the Pledge in the Grayslake school were "phony patriots"?
More. Hillbuzz:) If I see her in the suburb next door I'll let you know:) I wonder, does she know the words? ...The hyphenated name is a dead-giveaway to prissy lib.