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tacocat  ·  238 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Evangelicals—Still!—Support Trump

OK. Then you went off about the "leftists" and your moral high ground. In a thread about why Christians should oppose Trump. So how was your statement not nonsense?




madmatt112  ·  238 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I suppose the reason I said "leftists" was because the article was written from a perspective I would define as "leftist", and I was taking issue with the article and some of the presuppositions and premises that leftist thought holds. Part of that is the moral relativism that I see eating the heart of civilization, decimating self-identity, and destroying social fabrics. I'm fine with you disagreeing with me on these things, and I don't want to start another argument, but I am trying to answer your question honestly.

I don't think Christians should oppose Trump. It's more nuanced than that. I think Hillary Clinton would have been equally un-Christian of a leader in the White House, that being said. I just don't think I'd prescribe Christians either 100% supporting or 100% opposing Trump - things are more nuanced than that.

tacocat  ·  238 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I find it more likely that Hilary is an actual Christian

madmatt112  ·  238 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Hmm... I think I do too.

keifermiller  ·  238 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Since you brought up archetypes, I'm kinda curious who you mean by "Leftists".

For what it is worth, I don't know of her (heck, I haven't even read the piece) but I checked out the author's twitter page, and she is followed by accounts I'd consider Leftist (Kshama Sawant, AK Press, Haymarket Books, Verso Books).