Are their civics so weak that the Pledge means nothing to them?
I pledge allegiance(1) : the fidelity owed by a subject or citizen to a sovereign or government
to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic1 a (1) : a government having a chief of state who is not a monarch and who in modern times is usually a president
for which it stands— stand for 1 : to be a symbol for
one nation, under God, indivisiblenot divisible
with Libertyd : the positive enjoyment of various social, political, or economic rights and privileges
and Justiceb (1) : the principle or ideal of just dealing or right action (2) : conformity to this principle or ideal
for All.2 : every member or individual component of
There is no separate Pledge for conservatives. We all live under and fight for the same flag, the same ideals, the same country. Don't march on Washington to deny Liberty and Justice for any or some and then claim you have a higher platform from which to preach. The Pledge doesn't offer special privileges to the loudest.
all definitions from m-w.com