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After Flub, Experts Say, A Do-Over Couldn't Hurt

• Washington Post
The presidential oath of office is required of a new president before he can execute his powers, and the Constitution is clear that its 35 words must be spoken exactly. Oooooops!

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Comment by Ed Vallejo
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Operative statement in the article:
"...there are going to be people who for the next four years are going to argue that he didn't meet the constitutional standard."


Comment by Trouser Chili
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Personally, I think this was done deliberately. I think they are trying to violate every sentence in the constitution as a game. I'll bet somebody somewhere is keeping score with little check marks next to their copy, and when every sentence has a check, that's when something big happens.