Bloomberg News has an article about how Donald Trump is working to get evangelical Christians to donate $400,000 to his general election campaign and some Christians think he’s been sending them secret Christian hand signals to show them that he submits himself to God.
Team Trump’s fundraising goal will be about $400,000, or $20 donations from 20,000 evangelicals, according to a person directly familiar with the conversations.
At one recent meeting with Trump, evangelical leaders noted how he often flashes a signature hand gesture, with a thumb out and a finger point to the sky, as he enters and exits rallies.
“You see athletes do it all the time and it’s their chance to point to the sky, to thank God for their success,” said Pastor Mark Burns, CEO of a Christian television network based in South Carolina. “Trump does this all of the time, too. He’s giving reverence to the man upstairs.”
“Even with Mr. Trump’s billions of dollars, he too still submits himself to God,” said Burns, who has become a top Trump surrogate and a staple on the campaign trail, frequently introducing the candidate at rallies. “We should all chip in to help him out. You know, even a billionaire needs some cash flow.”
Come on, everyone knows there’s only one secret Christian hand signal: