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If You Want to Understand White Evangelicals, Tour a Hobby Lobby Store

The Daily Beast. Opinions. June 21, 2020. Screencapture of Daily Beast. Images/Kristin Kobes Du Mez Excerpt: Scenes of President Donald Trump proclaiming himself the “president of law and order,” urging the deployment of the military to “dominate the streets,” and then…
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Braveheart’s Warped History Keeps Suckering Evangelicals

The Daily Beast. June 20, 2021. Mel Gibson’s sadomasochistic fantasy is beloved by evangelical Christians (and William Wallace wannabes like Ted Cruz), who wallow in its exaltation of violent, macho religion.
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