I will always remember the reaction of a Dutch friend who, while visiting, witnessed this flag ritual in an elementary school. She was literally shaking, “I’ve never seen anything like it,” she said, “except in films of the [Nazi] occupation, Children made to stand and chant a loyalty oath.”

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