NBC Edits Out "Under God"

Earlier today we posted a 1939 cartoon of Porky Pig learning the Pledge of Allegiance.  I noted that Porky did not use the phrase “under God” in the pledge because that phrase was not added until 1954.

Since publishing that post, I have received a few e-mails from people about NBC’s decision to edit out the phrase “under God” from an introductory video shown at this weekend’s U.S. Open golf tournament.  Here it is:

NBC apologized for this error.  Here it is:

OK, readers.  What do you think?

2 thoughts on “NBC Edits Out "Under God"

  1. We should be more upset that we let another Northern Irelander win our national championship! We need to close our golfing borders!

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