Quoth the quoted article,
"It's a fact of American history that our founders were religious men, and to hide this fact from young fifth-graders in the name of political correctness is outrageous and shameful," said Williams' attorney, Terry Thompson.
Digby points out, quite clearly, that both the founders and the nation 'itself', so to speak, make the point that this is not a Christian nation, and that the founders were not trying to create one, not being all...ardently religious men themselves.
The 1796 treaty with Tripoli, negotiations begun under Washington and signed by Adams states:[As] the government of the United States of America is not in any sense founded on the Christian Religion.
Is it so hard to understand?