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England’s Top Archbishop Pretends He Doesn’t Understand Christian Trump Supporters

Joe Scudder
Written by Joe Scudder

It the Archbishop of Canterbury doesn’t understand why Christians support Donald Trump, perhaps he should not give interviews on world events.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, says he doesn’t understand why American Christians support Donald Trump.

If getting to England’s top ecclesiastical position takes any intelligence at all, then Welby is telling a lie. Any literate person looking at Hillary Clinton’s platform next to Donald Trump’s will see immediately why Christians would support Trump and thank God that he won.

The Associated Press reports, “Archbishop of Canterbury baffled by Christians who back Trump.

England’s top religious authority, the Archbishop of Canterbury, said Sunday that he doesn’t understand why so many Christians in the U.S. support President Donald Trump.

The Most Reverend Justin Welby told ITV’s “Peston on Sunday” program that he “really genuinely” can’t comprehend why fundamentalists have provided such a strong base for Trump.

Then he admitted that “he’s met with worse people” than Donald Trump.

“I spent years and years involved in conflict stuff around the world where I met people who had killed many, many people,” he told ITV.

I didn’t realize the archbishop had met with Barack Obama. Or perhaps he meant the Clintons.

Here’s a typical “fake news” report on Trump’s promises to Christians.

Read the entire AP story.

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About the author

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder

Joe Scudder is the "nom de plume" (or "nom de guerre") of a fifty-ish-year-old writer and stroke survivor. He lives in St Louis with his wife and still-at-home children. He has been a freelance writer and occasional political activist since the early nineties. He describes his politics as Tolkienesque.

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