The American people elected this man. 81% of white evangelicals supported him. Most of them will vote for him again. I recall Grant Wacker’s great line in his biography of Billy Graham: “The crucial point is that Graham continued to defend Nixon long after most Americans smelled a rat. When the first hint of something amiss came to light in 1972, Graham dismissed it as pettifogery.” If you want to understand 2020 just replace “Graham” with “white evangelicals” in the previous quote.
And now Trump continues to meltdown right before our eyes. As I said in my post earlier this week, we are getting an unprecedented look at this. We’ve never seen anything like it.
Did you know that the Library of Congress is archiving tweets?