Over at Dispatches from the Culture Wars Ed Brayton has posted a really good rebuttal to Rep. Sali (R.-Idaho) who objected to the Hindu prayer in Congress last month. Sali's sectarian intolerance comes as no surprise to me, nor does his defense of it by quote-mining founding fathers or using invented quotations (mis)attributed to George Washington.
Once again, these ideological revisionists will do whatever they can to shove their religions into everyone else's lives.
Brayton concludes well, saying
The problem is not that you're defending your faith, the problem is that you're claiming, falsely, that the faith of Adams and Franklin is identical to yours. That is clearly not the case. Their own words show that they reject your position on this, but you're too ignorant to know that.