The above headline is from a post by Dr. Michael Brown, one of the best cultural commentators in the country. While I don’t always agree with him, I usually do — and I certainly do in this case.
Here’s the thing — conservative Christians have failed miserably in the political arena for decades. Their failure to properly fight the information war has led to Trump’s candidacy. They want to get upset about Trump, but they should really be upset with the performance of the church in being salt and light — yes, in the political arena too.
At no point have I, or most of his supporters, defended his foolish actions or his stupid words. He hasn’t lived his life like someone planning to run for office. If he had, maybe he would’ve exercised more self control. He is also a first time candidate, and as with most first timers, it takes a while to learn the do’s and don’ts. Again, that’s not excusing — it’s explaining.
So here we are — with only days to go until election — and too many on the right have failed to grasp the reality of what a Hillary Clinton presidency would mean. So much more can be said on this topic, but I’ll throw it over to Dr. Brown’s article, which starts with these paragraphs:
Make no mistake about it. If you are a conservative Christian and Hillary Clinton becomes our next president, she will declare war on certain aspects of your faith. Your religious liberties will be targeted, and your biblical beliefs will be branded disturbing, if not downright dangerous.
Do not be deceived.
She has made herself perfectly clear on this in the recent past, and we deny this is to our own peril.
Writing for the left-leaning Washington Post, Marc Thiessen, former chief speechwriter for George W. Bush, declared that “Hillary Clinton is a threat to religious liberty.”
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