Why do evangelicals like Trump? Because he’s one of us.

Great words!

Ben Irwin

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Donald J. Trump the leading choice for president among evangelical voters right now. This isn’t going down well with some of the gatekeepers.

Russell Moore, head of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, summed up nicely the problem with Trump:

He’s an unrepentant serial adulterer who has abandoned two wives for other women. He’s someone who has spoken in vulgar and harsh terms about women, as well as in ugly and hateful ways about immigrants and other minorities. I don’t think this is someone who represents the values that evangelicals in this country aspire to.

Moore is right. Yet for now at least, a plurality of evangelicalswant just such a man—a serial adulterer who disparages women, immigrants, and minorities—to be their next president.

Sure, a lot can change between now and the first primaries. But how did so many evangelicals come to support a man whose values are so very…

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