Tuesday, September 02, 2008

Sarah Palin on the Pledge of Allegiance

For real. From Eagle Forum Alaska, in answer to a questionnaire they sent to Alaska gubernatorial candidates in 2006:
11. Are you offended by the phrase “Under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance? Why or why not?
JB: No.
SP [Sarah Palin]: Not on your life. If it was good enough for the founding fathers, its good enough for me and I’ll fight in defense of our Pledge of Allegiance.

For those of you who are curious, the Pledge was originally written in 1892 (for extra fun, click the link and find the picture of students reciting the Pledge to see why Franklin Roosevelt changed the salute to putting your hand over your heart!). The "under God" part wasn't added until 1954.

1 comment:

Rene said...

she's reminding me a lot of GWB