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Hush, Be Quiet, Religious Politicos

Religions take in all kinds of personalities and tend to burnish what they receive. A mean person, having adopted religion, becomes meaner. A kind person becomes kinder. And a political person becomes more partisan in politics. Political religion has much to lament. Politics interlaced with religious fervor, or religion intertwined with political fervor, invented many of the techniques of political oppression.
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