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Amazing Disgrace

posted on March 27, 2017

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