Judge Moore's continued misbehaviorwhich is conduct unbecoming a member of the legal profession, let alone a member of the judiciaryis some of the best nonprecedential evidence in favor of upholding Newdow (substantive opinion below) (PDF, 65k)not so much because the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance are always offensive or directly lead to excessive church-state entanglement as because they imply that result. Which would be bad for authors; we do not need an American Index Liborum Prohibitorum. With the enthusiastic bookburnings of Harry Potter going on, and (real, I'm not joking) attempts to have Fahrenheit 451 banned from school classrooms and librariessome people just don't get "irony," although they'd have a better chance if they'd read the books they want banned firstit would only be a matter of time. Probably, in fact, a reasonably countable number of Planck time units; my guess would be about five, but I could be off a couple either way. The fact that several versions of such documents "adapted" for contemporary America already exist is scary enough.