Over the last two decades i have been listening to politicians, particularly Republicans, tout they and their party as the party of family values. This has won them the unquestioning support of the religious right. And that “unquestioning” is the problem.
Over the last two decades the right has opposed every teaching of Jesus Christ in their political actions. They consistently oppose helping those who are in need. And, yet, the Christian right, whether Republican or Democrat, has continued to support them.
So, what do Christians say when they are asked “What would Jesus do?”, they say nothing. For, if they have not opposed those politicians who do not follow Christian beliefs in their actions; they are as guilty of hypocrisy as the politicians. If they continue to support financially and vote for politicians who hypocritically call themselves Christians, are they not themselves opposing the teaching of Christ?
I feel sorry for Christians because they can no longer have it both ways. They can no longer support the politicians of the religious right and still claim to promote the teaching of Jesus Christ.
I really am sorry for them. No person should be so grieviously taken advantage of because of their religious beliefs.