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The Religious Right’s Come-to-Jesus About Trump

posted on May 11, 2016

At Rolling Stone, Sarah Posner writes that although Trump has created a schism within the evangelical vote, he will have to repair the divide in order to succeed in the general election. “Trump has been bragging about his evangelical support since he began receiving favorable coverage, dating back to last summer, at the Christian Broadcasting Network,” Posner writes. “But despite besting Ted Cruz among evangelical voters in several states, including in the Deep South, Trump faces a divided religious right. That means it will be harder for him to mobilize these otherwise reliable Republican voters in November. But it also means religious right leaders will have to clean up the detritus Trump has made of their movement.”

Read at Rolling Stone