Another form of this trend is the co-option of liberal values. The religious right cannot generally be found decrying freedom of speech or freedom of religion, instead they make a selective application of these values — much the way they’ll talk science when you question nuclear power but deny a consensus about evolution or global warming on entirely spurious grounds.

via Neil deGrasse Tyson v. the Right: Cosmos, Christians and the Battle for American Science | Sean McElwee.