Who do Christians Support?

This post was sparked by this article.  I summarise, but it would appear that American Evangelicals support Donald Trump on the basis that my enemy’s enemy is my friend.

This approach seems to me very pragmatic, and not at all idealistic – and yet surely faith has to be idealistic or it is nothing?

Of course Christians can support many different points of view, and of course no leader is going to be perfect, and perhaps Trump is just more open about his flaws than other presidents; but… isn’t the issue that, if as stated in the article, American Evangelicals

generally agree with his economic plan of deregulation, lowering taxes, and keeping undocumented immigrants out.

and yet when I read the Bible I find a Jesus who

watches over the strangers; he upholds the orphan and the widow, but the way of the wicked he brings to ruin.

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