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Donald and Melania Trump in Shanksville, PA on Sept. 11, 2020

Only weeks ago, Donald Trump (and many of his eager minions) accused Democrats of eliminating the words "under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance at their convention. That was a fairly typical lie from an impious politician who is constantly trying to persuade gullible Christians of his fervent religiosity. (He doesn't know a single Bible verse either, but never mind. They don't.)

Flash forward to the commemoration of 9/11 on its 19th anniversary at Shanksville, PA, where Flight 93 crashed on that tragic day. Donald and Melania Trump showed up, stood there dutifully while an announcer recited the pledge, and...flubbed. Watch the video and it's clear that Trump doesn't really know all the words. He conspicuously omits "under God." As for Melania, she doesn't care enough to even move her lips.

Can they get anything right? Yeah, that's a stupid question.



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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

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