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An Open Letter to my Black Evangelical Friends

rpapa Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 7:18 PM
Now mind you, I'm not writing this to accuse but to advance understanding. One of the major reasons Romney lost was, as you stated in your article, many "Christians" (and I use the term loosely) wouldn't vote for him because he was Mormon. That is akin to voting for Obama because he is black. You, as many others, did your best to put Romney down early in the campaign. The Tea Party all but campaigned against him throughout the campaign. When will people learn that all elections are choices between the lesser of two evils, or put it another way "the best of two individuals" whichever way you want to put it. This year, more than any year in history, the choice was clear and we blew it.

I am not writing this letter to accuse but rather to advance understanding. And even though I am white, I am not writing as an outsider but as a fellow evangelical, part of the same spiritual family. May I pose some candid questions?

Are you guilty, on any level, of blind allegiance to the Democratic party? And, on Election Day, did any of you compromise your convictions out of racial solidarity?

I have been very open in my criticism of white evangelicals, pointing out how we often put our trust in the Republican party and how we look to the latest...