The Pledge

Here’s a really funny powerpoint version of the American Pledge of Allegiance.

http://slate.msn.com/id/2097842/

There’s nothing like boiling down silly ideological litanies to no-nonsense bullet points and graphs in order to show just how silly ideologies can be. As an added bonus… it also makes fun of the idea of no-nonsense bullet points and graphs. It’s subversive in both directions! Whee!

http://www.tnr.com/doc.mhtml?i=20040412&s=wieseltier041204

Neat TNR article about the oral arguments in the pledge of allegiance case last week.