Why is it that left-wingers get to freely co-opt the words of people like Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who shamelessly brought his faith to bear in the public arena and did much of his community activism in the church, and they embrace people like Rev. Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Jimmy Carter, and Barack Obama despite their being openly religious. But then, when right-wingers bring up religion in the public square, liberals start bitching about them violating separation of church and state? Let's hear the excuses.