In contrast, the United Kingdom does have a state religion, nominal as it may be, in the Church of England, Scotland, and Ireland as well as in the Church of Wales. Yet, politicians across the pond will do everything possible to keep God out of the discourse. The statement they invoke is "We don't do God." Why? Voters in the U.K. suspect that a politician who believes that God is on one's side could use that belief to justify all sorts of inhumane conduct, like waging war against infidels, burning heretics at the stake, or beheading miscreants to send a message.
The former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Prime, Tony Blair, had a spin doctor--Alistair Campbell--who was similiar in many ways to former President William Jefferson Clinton's notorious spin doctor--James Carville. At a presser when Blair was questioned about his faith, Campbell responded, "We don't do God."
Really? After leaving office, Blair converted to from the Church of England to the Roman Catholic Church.
Let the discussion begin...