A rare thing, but Rick Rubio managed to speak some.
I've noticed the same, really. This turning the government into God.
More could be said, at length, but really - of all the things to put one's faith and hope in. Government?
Take whatever crimes one can accuse religion of historically (preferably after reading The Irrational Atheist by Vox Day). They pale in comparison to the sins of government, in way after way.