Capitol Hill Tea Party Seeks To ‘Drive The Liberals Crazy’ With Pledge Of Allegiance

November 5, 2009 7:30 am

At the Capitol Hill Tea Party just now, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) stepped up to lead the crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance — which he said drives the liberals crazy.

“And so as we now renew our commitment to the Red, White and Blue, let us with boldness proclaim the fact that we are one nation under God,” said Akin. “It is altogether fitting that we should do this — and it drives the liberals crazy.”

The crowd laughed, and joined Akin in the Pledge, with a genuine shout given to the key words, “…one nation, UNDER GOD, with liberty…”

Other Republican members of Congress were on stage, too: Minority Leader John Boehner (OH), Minority Whip Eric Cantor (VA), Roy Blunt (MO), Jeb Hensarling (TX), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA), Michele Bachmann (MN) — who was a key organizer of the event — Virginia Foxx (NC), Ginny Brown-Waite (FL), Jean Schmidt (OH), Sue Myrick (NC), and many more.

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