I am somewhat surprised that no one commented on this
Randall Balmer wrote: .... White lives matter (much more than others)
Our political movement began in the late 1970s in opposition to desegregation (although our sleight of hand to persuade everyone we organized to outlaw abortion was nothing short of, well, miraculous). .... ....We took the Brother Trump at his word when he declared that the ranks of white supremacists and neo-Nazis included ‚Äúsome very fine people‚ÄĚ. That‚Äôs why none of us criticized him. Besides, he wants to jettison the Johnson amendment to allow us to campaign from the pulpit while retaining our tax exemptions....
excerpt from, "Under Trump, America's religious right is rewriting its code of ethics
Really one should read the whole thing, it is droll‚ĚóūüĎć