And..the second source follow up for my blog post, yesterday. In that post, I said...
"Conservatives will NEVER center, since they feel that their way is
straight from GOD (literally...just like the Shite Muslims believe) and,
as such, is how EVERYONE should live to please a vengeful judge over
And, we read from the Washington Post, today..
"For years, Democrats accused Christian conservatives of being closet
theocrats, seeking to impose Christianity on the country and refusing to
accept, let alone embrace, American diversity. That was a
generalization, but it turned out to be more true than not.
... it’s common to hear other conservative Christians say that Trump’s
unexpected win — down to the electoral college — shows that God had a
more-deliberate-than-usual hand, and has put Trump there for some
...That’s stunning to the many Americans who think the divine right of kings was what we fought against
in the American Revolution. A God-chosen president can do no wrong,
tell no lie, make no error. And that, it seems, has been the default
setting for many of Trump’s most loyal supporters among the religious
And, sadly, that IS the not the exception but the RULE, as religious dictators guide their congregations to adopt this mentality as their EVANGELICAL KINGdom is established.