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26. These people believe that when Trump is president again, he will have the power to give them what they want.
Mon Feb 19, 2024, 11:52 AM
Feb 2024

What do they want? I think it’s mostly the following.

—They want all LGBTQ+ to be stripped of their rights, to endure forced and harmful conversion therapy, and to be shunned from society.
—They want women to be forced to marry and stay out of the workplace having babies to avoid any competition with men. They see complete bans on abortion and contraception as a means to force women into compliance, though they’re mostly concerned about forcing more white women to have babies.
—They want minorities to be put in their place, as the old white supremacist saying goes. Their place would be subservience to white people. Minority women would be expected to work but only in menial jobs while also having babies they can’t care for.
—They want all undocumented people forcibly removed from the US (though they might allow the white ones to stay) and the borders closed to any new immigrants.
—They want anyone who disagrees with Trump or criticizes him to be thrown in jail permanently without trials or proof of crimes.
—They don’t care at all about international treaties, relationships with allies, national security, or global interactions. They have this simplistic belief that the US would be better off withdrawing from the rest of the world—Trump’s AMERICA First—because we are an exceptional country and do not need anyone else.
—Some of them believe that the US should be a theocracy with laws based on their particular right-wing beliefs.

These are essentially the things that Trump has promised them.

Christianity is a self-aggrandizing and -serving system that is fueled by the conceit Sibelius Fan Feb 2024 #1
Yea, what is it they say, If you can make them believe absurdity, you can make them commmit atrocity? Chainfire Feb 2024 #7
Not "questionable" ... TSF Comes from Hell. he is Cha Feb 2024 #2
The fact that his life story shows him to be far closer to Satan than Jesus doesn't bother them. patphil Feb 2024 #3
Vile Despicable Hypocrites Indeed BOSSHOG Feb 2024 #4
Sad, isn't it. calimary Feb 2024 #5
Because their piety is cover LuvLoogie Feb 2024 #6
Because "Love thy Neighbor" is too damm hard for their candy asses! Mopar151 Feb 2024 #8
I would have to ask... S/V Loner Feb 2024 #9
Right wingers still whine that Obama is a muslim but love Christian Donald. keithbvadu2 Feb 2024 #10
their own bible says adulterers should be stoned to death. but they dont really practice the bible nt msongs Feb 2024 #11
Right, not even fundies, because what Moses said/wrote in the Torah wasn't what Jesus said 1,500 years later. ancianita Feb 2024 #16
Evangelicals and their messiah trump make my skin crawl. Jack-o-Lantern Feb 2024 #12
Because they have no critical thinking skills. They do and think as their religious leaders/carnival barkers command. Freethinker65 Feb 2024 #13
If TFG has anyones back, it's because his hand is reaching for their wallet William Seger Feb 2024 #14
I've actually asked this of a few evangelicals I work with. LudwigPastorius Feb 2024 #15
They'll twist their belief systems into pretzels calimary Feb 2024 #22
It's really quite simple PJMcK Feb 2024 #17
Yep. ancianita Feb 2024 #19
Add "some" before that, or "RW Christians" before "Christians really don't understand their religion." summer_in_TX Feb 2024 #20
You're right, of course PJMcK Feb 2024 #24
Sadly, all religions can be misused by those who want to use it for personal benefit and power. summer_in_TX Feb 2024 #30
"TLDR: Because they are vile despicable hypocrites" -- and therefore are cultists, not Christian. ancianita Feb 2024 #18
To me, "Christian" means "cruel and heartless". mwb970 Feb 2024 #21
From the article: "People feel that he understands them" Martin Eden Feb 2024 #23
"Has their backs" really means "hates the same people they hate." nt hvn_nbr_2 Feb 2024 #25
These people believe that when Trump is president again, he will have the power to give them what they want. Lonestarblue Feb 2024 #26
pathological liars The Wizard Feb 2024 #27
Down deep, they all want to be him and get away with what he has done... Wounded Bear Feb 2024 #28
he validates their perceived grievances mike_c Feb 2024 #29
He tempts them with power. Maybe if they were reminded of the story of Jesus in the wilderness, tempted by Satan muriel_volestrangler Feb 2024 #31
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