The progressive scribe offers a faith-based perspective on this political trend.
Here's the money line . . .
"It's intriguing to think about why Christians who identify as either fundamentalists or conservative evangelicals seemed to be most susceptible to such bunk. Perhaps one reason is that in such communities (not in all but in some) there is a strong preference for doctrinal rigidity. There are matters the church (or, sometimes, the Bible, when read in literalistic ways) declares to be true and of God and any deviation from that amounts to sin or heresy."
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