.@robertpjones: "I don't think there's a more serious threat to the future of our democracy than what we are seeing right now with the rise of White Christian nationalism in the Republican Party." #TheReidOut pic.twitter.com/PVVobXNDrv— The ReidOut (@thereidout) July 29, 2022
Kudos to @JoyAnnReid for a thought-provoking segment on white Christian nationalism. I haven't been able to stop thinking about its implications. Ideologies that are frightening enough if they represent extremist views become much more disturbing when seen as mainstream trends.— David Rothkopf (@djrothkopf) July 29, 2022
Frankly, this a better ideology for them than True Conservatism aka conservative liberalism or Trumpism which was Jewish and gay and had a bunch of fags and a drag queen as a mascot.
Robert P. Jones, the anti-White sociologist who was the guest tonight, has the data to back me up on this:
“A recent report by the Baptist Joint Committee and the Freedom From Religion Foundation demonstrates that the January 6th insurrection is part of a broader white Christian nationalist movement that sees itself as reclaiming the country. According to a 2021 PRRI survey, while only 30% of Americans agree that “God intended America to be a new promised land where European Christians could create a society that could be an example to the rest of the world,” that number rises to dangerous levels among groups comprising the conservative base in U.S. politics, including majorities of Republicans (53%) and white evangelical Protestants (52%).
Moreover, white Americans who embrace this white Christian nationalist version of history are more than four times as likely as those who disagree to believe that “true American patriots may have to resort to violence to save the country” (43% vs. 10%) …”