There once was a time when evangelical voters favored candidates who were Christians and who modeled “family values.” Today the favorite candidate among evangelical voters is someone who says he has never repented of his sins, has been married three times, brags about his sexual conquests, and has made much of his fortune by building gambling casinos.
At least those who once called themselves “the moral majority” can no longer be accused of being “judgmental” in their politics.
Is this indifference to a candidate’s faith and morals a sign of political maturity in the Christian right?
Or is it the end of the Christian right, with its members caring more about such issues as immigration more than they do moral or religious issues? [Read more...]