These Tory Messages Show Us Why Faith Has No Place In Politics

British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, 21 March, 2016
British Prime Minister David Cameron leaves Downing Street, London, Britain, 21 March, 2016
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Britain is a Christian country, David Cameron has taken to asserting each Easter. In terms of sheer numbers, this is not true. There are more people who identify as something other than a Christian than who tick the box marked Jesus. But the numbers are pretty tight – 51%:49% – and nobody likes a pedant.