Welcome to Patheos' 2016 Election Coverage feature. Patheos offers a diverse collection of the world's most compelling writers confronting key issues voters face this presidential election season. As Americans prepare to elect the 45th president of the United States on November 8, we offer continuing coverage of the candidates, issues facing America today, the intersection of faith and politics, and more.
The Inauguration of President Trump
President Donald J. Trump will be inaugurated this week. He has made many promises. How many of these promises will be fulfilled?
Benjamin L. Corey
Trump seems to love control, but there’s one thing he can’t control: his own mouth.
Trump's inclusion of faith leaders includes some surprises.
Maria Dixon Hall
College students wrote an inaugural address for President-Elect Donald Trump that was designed to call America to unity.
The America of 1961 would not have tolerated behavior like President Elect Trump’s from anyone in public life, including entertainers.
After the campaign is over, the name calling, self-congratulation, and the tweeting ceases, the elected leader must look at the mirror of his or her life and realize how unprepared he or she is for the task of national leadership.
Lord save us please, and we're praying out loud. From President Dumbbell, the boorish and loud.
The election of Donald Trump has sent Hollywood spiraling out of control. Here are those who are welcoming the change that a Trump presidency may bring.
2016 Election Coverage
I didn’t watch the Returns last night. I watched an old video of Bob Ross with my daughter, and then I went for a walk in the rain. I went to bed, and had nightmares. I woke up, and here we are. I did not like either candidate very much. I like this result [Read More...]
Somewhere overnight or this morning the eschatology of American Christians may become clear. If a Republican wins and the Christian becomes delirious or confident that the Golden Days are about to arrive, that Christian has an eschatology of politics. Or, alternatively, if a Democrat wins and the Christian becomes delirious or confident that the Golden [Read More...]
J. R. Daniel Kirk
We have failed each other.
Thoughts on the 2016 election.
I actually had a feeling, over the past few days, that Mr. Trump was about to acquire the presidency. But today would have been a sober day for me either way the election went, as I objected to both major-party nominees. I’m trying to see positives in the results of yesterday’s election. The [Read More...]
Hello! I feel like we are meeting for the first time. So, in the interest of getting to know you I’d love to hear all about you. I’ll start. Me: Kristina From Ohio. Midwest thru and through. Age: 40s Relationship: Married 18 years Children: Mr. Fox, Pea and Kate. If you want to know more, [Read More...]
In recent news, Grammy Award winning hip-hop artist Lil Wayne stated that in his entire life he has never experienced racism. Nope, not even once! Lil Wayne even went so far as to assert that racism is not significant factor in American society due to the white fans who attend his concerts. Despite growing up [Read More...]
It’s been easy to be cynical this election cycle. Too easy. In fact, it’s been hard not to be! But now that the election is here, we want to do better - better than cynicism.