Fitz Blog: The Pledge of Allegiance is in the news

2013-01-24T11:45:00Z 2013-01-24T11:56:08Z Fitz Blog: The Pledge of Allegiance is in the newsDavid Fitzsimmons The Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
January 24, 2013 11:45 am  • 

Rep. Steve Smith, a Republican from Maricopa and sponsor of a bill requiring all students to say the pledge of allegiance, suffered a setback when his head exploded. When an aide informed Smith the pledge was written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, a prominent socialist, Smith’s head spun, tripled in size and blew like a supernova, scattering tea bags and confetti over a square mile area.  

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