Evangelicals are hurting the GOP: The movement is now synonymous with bigotry and abject stupidityTarico is a poster child for Atheism. She demonstrates the ability to remain in the Atheist Void for her entire life, while creating an alternate reality of the purest and deepest hatred which she has based on her own set of facts. And of course she is not alone; she has many fans on the one hand, and always manages to find sources with the same level of bilious vitriol as herself for justification of her hate attacks.
Republicans have long sought the vote of Christian fundamentalists. This election cycle they may prove a liability
"But how much, really, is the Trump brand antithetical to the Evangelical brand? Humanist commentator James Croft argues that Trump is what Evangelicalism, in the hands of the Religious Right, has become:
“The religious right in America has always been a political philosophy based on bullying, pandering, projecting strength to hide fear and weakness, and proud, aggressive ignorance. That’s what it’s been about from the beginning. Trump has merely distilled those elements into a decoction so deadly that even some evangelicals are starting to recognize the venom they have injected into American culture.”
"Here is what the Evangelical brand looks like from the outside:
[Each of the following is expanded at the source; ed.].Evangelical means obsessed with sex."The Evangelical brand is toxic because of the stagnant priorities and behaviors of Evangelicals themselves. Desperate to safeguard an archaic set of social and theological agreements, Evangelical leaders bet that if they could secure political power they could force a halt to moral and spiritual evolution. They themselves wouldn’t have to grow and change.
Evangelical means arrogant.
Evangelical means fearful and bigoted.
Evangelical means indifferent to truth.
Evangelical means gullible and greedy.
Evangelical means ignorant
Evangelical means predatory.
Evangelical means mean.
"They also believed that they could get something for nothing, that they could sell their brand and keep it too. They couldn’t have been more wrong."