Well, since the First Amendment to the US constitution establishes separation of church and state, it would probably be for the best if religion stayed out of politics and vice-versa. It's perfectly fine for politicians to be religious and for their convictions to motivate them, but, in the US at least, it stops being fine once they make their religion the central issue of whatever agenda that they happen to be pushing at the moment, or when they tout their supposed beliefs in an effort to buy votes.
In short, mixing the two is detrimental to both.
"They should rename the team to the Washington Government Sucks. Put Obama on the helmet. Line the entire walls of the stadium with the actual text of the ACA.
Fix their home team score on the board to the debt clock, they can win every game 17,000,000,000,000 to 24. Losing team gets taxed by the IRS 100%, then droned."