News Opinions & Features March 02, 2020 at 05:00 pm

The love affair between Black pastors and Donald Trump – Here’s why

Nii Ntreh March 02, 2020 at 05:00 pm

March 02, 2020 at 05:00 pm | News, Opinions & Features

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The pull for most African-American pastors who have joined Trump’s black outreach is as a result of them seeing him as a vehicle to actualize their conservative (Christian) values.

Even though abortion seems to be the flagship issue, black Trump-loving pastors have also found a connection with him on the vaguely-defined issue of patriotism.

Trump also tells them he is a Bible-believing Christian and although they know he is imperfect, the allure of someone who performs their values is too strong to ignore.

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