The dems must have stuck their fingers in the air and noticed that the breeze wasn't blowing their way. Some of the more astute among them realized that there are still enough of those unwashed bumpkin-rubes who cling to guns and religion who might sway the election their way. However, not all the dems are that sly; some are still blinded by their arrogance that they resisted the reinstatement of God's name in their platform as you'll see in the clip below.
However, don't be fooled. They all share the same contempt for God, but a few are sly enough to realize that they may have tipped their hands just a tad too soon - hence the "damage control" that you see below. Click here if you can't see embedded video.