It wasn’t that long ago when the mention of God by the President of our nation, didn’t draw the least bit of interest by the media gadflys. Not today, talking about God or for that matter wearing an American Flag lapel pin causes a “politically correct” media meltdown.
George Washington: Presidential Thanksgiving Proclamation – 1789
By the President of the United States of America. a Proclamation.
Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor–and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me “to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.”