Sen. Ben Sasse (R, Neb) has called out Donald Trump for all of his bragging about his sexual exploits, including adultery with married women. He asked him, in a stream of questions on Twitter:
You brag abt many affairs w/ married women. Have you repented? To harmed children & spouses? Do you think it matters?
Sen. Sasse–a fellow Lutheran whom I know personally–is raising an issue that Christian supporters of Trump like Rev. Jerry Falwell, Jr., have been steering clear of. Why is that, do you think? Doesn’t that sort of thing matter to Christians anymore?
Having set aside the requirements of being a Christian and being a conservative, many of our Christian activists are now also setting aside the requirement of good character. So what is left for a distinctly Christian political activism to support? Has being against immigration become the new single-issue voting criterion, replacing opposition to abortion? [Read more...]