“I Got Your Pledge of Allegiance RIGHT HERE”

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Back before he went all crazy and started going pink-faced crazy on people at campaign events, Bill Clinton was pretty good at handling hecklers. It’s one of those random skills you have to learn if you’re going to run for president, I guess.

Well, Obama took a fairly novel approach to a heckler on Tuesday. He just gave the guy what he wanted. Check it out.

Photographer insists on Pledge of Allegiance before Obama rally

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