I don’t know what planet people live on who believe that the only people of faith are conservative Republicans. Maybe it’s because these people talk about religion more in public than most people. Younger people, of course, don’t realize that a generation or so ago it was considered impolite to discuss religion and politics in public. That has all changed. These people discuss religion more because part of their political platform is based on their religious beliefs.
Church, state need to stay separated
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