The metric system is the main means of measurement around the world except for Burma, Liberia, and the US. This fact makes the US to be perceived as out of touch.
Different people rely on the metric system form a variety of fields in a ever expanding world. As the world expands so does the requirement to know the metric system.
As the United States moves forward with the world, progress awaits in the distance for all of Mankind. The world is advancing towards a complex and confusing society, so cooperation is needed.
If our Founding Fathers were alive, they would have supported the metric system. They care deeply for the well being of the United States, and the prosperity of the American people.