This is so typical of the Republicans.
This is the worst variation of the "Kevin Bacon Game." It's the Six Degrees of Political Connection, where any topic, no matter how neutral or broad in scope (like naturally occurring bacteria) can be linked to any political opinion.
Wasn't it Jim Gaffigan who pointed out the way to stop a conversation was with, "I'd like to talk to you about Jesus"?
Now it's, "I'd like to inject my my politics into whatever you just said."