Okay, that doesn't mean he is going to impose his beliefs on us, but it does make me a little uneasy.
Now switch over to Istanbul, Turkey. The times ran a story today that over 700,000 people marched in opposition to what they saw as a threat to their secular form of government. They greatly fear that the current administration may slowly ease Islamic law into the government. Turkish citizens have relatively great freedom in that part of the world and they don't want to regress to a society that suppresses individuals rights.
One thing is for sure, at the end of the day religion is present in all things political to one degree or another. Only the citizens vigilance will keep it at an acceptable level.