Trump Promises Religions Political Power

Separation of church and state?

Donald Trump is more of a freedom of religion guy. If freedom means unmitigated power, Trump has promised religious leaders he’ll give them all the freedom their money can buy, according to a Time article that details the businessman’s promises, like spending unlimited sums of tax-exempt money in politics.

“If I get elected President, one of the early things, one of the absolute first things I’m going to do is work on totally knocking out the Johnson Amendment,” he said. “The power you have is so enormous. It’s not like you represent two percent of the country and it’s going to be difficult. You’re probably 75, 80 percent. If you want to put your full weight … I mean, can you imagine if all of your people start calling up the local congressman and the local senator?”

Mr. Trump assured them that power would mean a rise in church attendance. He also promised them a “strongman” in the White House.

Is that an apocalypse I see in the distance?

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