Obama ridicules Christians who say they forgive Trump

Obama ridicules Christians who say they forgive Trump

[Ed. – So many sermon topics, so little time…]

President Barack Obama ridiculed Republicans — particularly Christians — who said they forgave Donald Trump after a 2005 video was leaked featuring him making lewd comments about women.

“I hear people saying, ‘I’m a Christian and so I’m all about forgiveness because nobody’s perfect,’” Obama said, adding that he himself was a Christian who believed in redemption for people who made mistakes.

“If someone does something terrible … I can forgive ‘em, I suppose, if they’re sincere about it, but I don’t want them necessarily leading the country,” he said.

Obama said that it was impossible for both Christians and Republicans to continue to denounce Trump’s comments but to still support him for president.

“You can’t have it both ways here,” he said.

Continue reading →

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.