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Is the Oath of Office Meaningless?

It seems pedestrian to note that not being elected means you don’t get to enter Congress, be paid too much to do too little, fantasize that you’re better than those who elected you to represent them (not the other way ‘round), and retire at nearly full salary after a couple of 113-day “years” full of 3-day “weeks”.

Perhaps it is even more pedestrian to note: No oath, no office.

US Constitution, Article 6:

…The Senators and Representatives before mentioned, and the members of the several state legislatures, and all executive and judicial officers, both of the United […]

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