On October 20, 1792, George Washington made the following statement in a letter sent to Edward Newenham. GOP please read and understand how much our Founding Father would despise your party.

Of all the animosities which have existed among mankind those which are caused by a difference of sentiment in Religion appear to be the most inveterate and distressing and ought most to be deprecated. I was in hopes that the enlightened & liberal policy which has marked the present age would at least have reconciled Christians of every denomination so far that we should never again see their religious disputes carried to such a pitch as to endanger the peace of Society.

To read the entire letter, click From George Washington to Edward Newenham, 20 October 1792.