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Tue Dec 8, 2020, 03:02 PM

8. Trump has forever stained the Evangelical Christian name

They used to be regarded as a harmless sect. They were a minority, although a strong united one. Then the church wasn't enough, and they wanted power. So along came Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson. And others. All pro Republican of course. They helped seal down that if you call yourself a Christian, you MUST vote Republican. Mostly because of abortion rights, and gay marriage.

Every mega TV star evangelist scam artist after that piggybanked off of that, politicizing their churches into Republican recruitment centers. They concentrate on abortion, as killing of a life, which is not even mentioned in the Bible, but ignore most of Jesus's teachings about loving your enemies, turning the other cheek, Helping the poor, the rich having to go through the eye of a needle to get into heaven, and chasing the merchants out of the temple.

The new "Prosperity Gospel" was born. The richer you are, the closer to God. And visa versa. Trump, thought to be a successful billionaire, passed the test for them. Really, they just recognized his popular appeal, and that he'd say anything. And that if they promised him their vote, and adoration, he'd do almost anything they asked, including appointing conservative anti-abortion judges.

Works out perfect for a corrupt GOP. Because for them, appointing conservative judges is NOT about abortion at all. Its that they would also be pro-business. They'd be biased towards the "job creator" over any case vs. the people.

They may be the only group that actually "won" during Trump's presidency. hundreds of right wing judges appointed, including their shiny new cult member Amy Coney Barrett. But all that winning is going to backfire in that they will forever be saddled with their capitulation to Trump and by association, Trump's behaviour and criminality.

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