Climate change: Maybe it actually is caused by human activity.
The wall: I think a fence will do the job
Lock her up? No, I don’t want to hurt the Clintons
KKK and Neo-Nazis: I (now) repudiate them
Waterboarding and torture: It probably doesn’t work
Gay marriage: It’s a done deal. Nothing we can do about it.
Trump foundation: OK, you got me, we did use charitable donations to buy life-size portraits of me.
Obama: He’s a great guy and a great president
Obamacare: We are looking at it. A lot of good things in the Affordable Care Act. Not sure I want to “repeal it on day 1”
We should not be surprised that a politician goes back on his promises. But in the minds of many evangelicals Trump can pretty much do anything he wants to do right now as long as he appoints conservative justices who will overturn Roe v. Wade.
Here is a question for all of my fellow evangelicals who voted for Trump. Is there anything that Trump can do at this point, apart from appointing a liberal justice, that would cause you to stop supporting him? If so, what would it be?