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Post by Guest on Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:59 am

Social scientists have a number of theories on why President Donald Trump captured the votes of 80 percent of white evangelical Protestants in the 2016 election, much more than his support from any other religious group. And the president still enjoys the approval of 78 percent of white evangelicals, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey.

Some researchers have theorized that the economic anxiety of the working class may explain the Trump support, while others cite white Americans’ fears about “cultural displacement.”


In a recently published study, a team of sociologists claims there’s another common thread that could explain why some evangelicals are willing to overlook behavior they would typically condemn as immoral, including multiple allegations of sexual impropriety.


Andrew Whitehead, a sociologist at Clemson University, told HuffPost the key is Christian nationalism.

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Post by WhoseYourWolfie on Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:11 pm

Basketball

I could give those researchers some other likely and obvious reasons as well, without having to resort to their psychobabble and gobbledygook...

How about such factors as :
Stupidity
Gullibility
Ignorance
Inherent racism and xenophobia
Anti-government/anti-social feelings and distrust ???

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Post by Original Quill on Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:19 pm

WhoseYourWolfie wrote: Basketball

I could give those researchers some other likely and obvious reasons as well, without having to resort to their psychobabble and gobbledygook...

How about such factors as :
Stupidity
Gullibility
Ignorance
Inherent racism and xenophobia
Anti-government/anti-social feelings and distrust   ???

alien What is that John Stuart Mill said? "I did not mean that Conservatives are generally stupid; I meant that stupid persons are generally Conservative." Thereby, he established that there are two kinds of conservatives: the elite, and the stupid.

We are talking about the stupid ones at present. Twisted Evil

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