Sightings Articles

2016 presidential election | Donald Trump | evangelical Christians | Hillary Clinton | Martin Luther King Jr. | progressives | white evangelicals

Progressives, Evangelicals, and Presidential Politics: What Love Has, and Hasn’t, Got to Do with It

A recent analysis of the dynamics of the 2016 presidential election in Sightings—Myriam Renaud, “Progressives: To Take Back the White House, Love Your White Evangelical Neighbors”—is useful. As Ms. Renaud says, the Clinton campaign failed to replicat...

October 5, 2017
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2016 presidential election | Donald Trump | Eric Hoffer | Franklin Graham | Hillary Clinton | new poor | opinion gap | Richard Land | white evangelicals

Myths Debunked: Why Did White Evangelical Christians Vote for Trump?

What motivated white evangelicals to vote for Trump in 2016: Abortion and supreme-court nominees? No. Terrorism, the economy, and immigration.

January 19, 2017