Republicans love to pretend they’re more patriotic than their Democratic counterparts in an attempt to pretend they love the United States, even though they also support insurrectionists who attack the Capitol and side with dictators like Vladimir Putin instead of our allies.
But wouldn’t you think just about every American citizen knows the words to the Pledge of Allegiance and where to put your hands during a recitation of that pledge?
As it turns out, Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL) is completely clueless when it comes to the Pledge of Allegiance, as he proved Sunday at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) conference in Dallas.
Here’s the video:
Why did Scott raise his hand the way he did? Did he think he was being sworn before taking the stand in a trial? Or was he preparing to recite the Boy Scout oath?
Whatever the reason, what does it say about a man that he doesn’t even know the proper etiquette for an oath that kids have been taking for hundreds of years?
Twitter had some thoughts on the matter: