By Hemant Mehta
When it comes to accepting the poor, the hungry, the thirsty, the sick, the least of these — you know, the people Jesus loved — white evangelical Christians are the least likely people to lend a helping hand.
A new Pew Research Center survey finds that white evangelicals rank lowest when it comes to saying the U.S. has a responsibility to accept refugees. Only 25% of them approve of accepting people who escape their countries and seek a better life in the United States, compared to 43% of white mainline Protestants and 65% of people without organized religion.
So I guess it’s official: Donald Trump is the new white evangelical savior. (Jesus, that Middle Eastern guy, should find another home. He’s not welcome here.)
That 25% is roughly the same as the 26% approval from the Republican Party, in case you needed more proof that the Venn diagram of the two groups is now approaching a circle.
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