Amazing Disgrace

For The New Republic, Sarah Posner investigates how Donald Trump gained the support of the religious right, despite minimal knowledge of the Bible and a lack of personal connection to religion. “By openly embracing the racism of the alt-right, Trump effectively played to the religious right’s own roots in white supremacy,” Posner writes. She adds, “The alt-right supplied Trump with his agenda; the Christian right supplied him with his votes.”

Read at The New Republic

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