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Mon Jun 22, 2020, 09:45 PM

Biden picking up support among white fundamentalist Evangelicals

https://www.rawstory.com/2020/06/growing-evangelical-support-for-a-key-democrat-could-spell-trouble-for-the-gop-in-november-report/

Growing evangelical support for a key Democrat could spell trouble for the GOP in November: report.

Published 3 hours ago on June 22, 2020 by Alex Henderson, AlterNet.

The correct terms are used here. Not Evangelical Christians, but "White fundamentalist Evangelical Christians." There are Black evangelical Christians and white evangelicals in moderate and liberal churches such as the Episcopals (my church), Lutherns, Methodist and some Presbyterians. Evangelical comes from the Greek for "Good News" and historical does not have a pejorative connotation. The world was created in 7 days about four to ten thousand years ago, bible thumping fundamentalist are the ones supporting Trump, but not all (including most of my family who tend to support Trump) are dummies. There is some hope they can rescue their reputation, but the idiot televangelists and other fundamentalist goons are locked into his orbit unfortunately. The collapse of Trump could bring in invigorating new movement into this group. Even in one of my relatives fundamentalist church, she complains of Neve-Trumpers. There are other reasons for not being a fundamentlist, but a least they could support descent conservatives favoring their views on abortion, school prayer, and such, without coming out as anti-science advocates. Anyway, I am a moderate Episcopal evangelical and deplore the backwardness of the fundamentalist (primarily Southern Baptist) Christians.

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Although Democrats do plenty of campaigning in churches, one group of Christians they often struggle with is fundamentalist evangelicals. Nonetheless, Barack Obama reached out to that group during his 2008 campaign. And Gabby Orr reports in a new story for Politico that evangelical support for former Vice President Joe Biden could be a growing threat to President Donald Trumpís reelection prospects.

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Response to UncleNoel (Original post)

Mon Jun 22, 2020, 09:50 PM

1. Seriously...

Does anyone know a single instance of someone who has flipped TO trump in the past few months?

Anyone?

Bueller... Bueller?

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 22, 2020, 09:56 PM

2. Do fake twitter accounts count?

If not, then no, I can't think of any.

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Response to Blue Owl (Reply #1)

Mon Jun 22, 2020, 10:19 PM

4. A good question. Turning it around...

We tend to look with askance on flipping away from Trump due to his continued in the 40s support (why that many?), but instances of flips to Trump seem to be nil.

That is good news to be sure.

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Response to UncleNoel (Original post)

Mon Jun 22, 2020, 10:11 PM

3. KR!

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