Read, learn, and show the proper respect.
The pledge of allegiance should be rendered by standing at attention, facing the flag, and saluting.
When the national anthem is played or sung, citizens should stand at attention and salute at the first note and hold the salute through the last note. The salute is directed to the flag, if displayed, otherwise to the music.
The "fetish of patriotism"....."flag idolatry".
Indeed, from one of the most obnoxious dweebs in our local blahgosphere.......