Emotional Manipulation and Electoral Bullying: A Pastoral Message

Courtesy of Pxfuel
  1. Presidential candidates absolutely need to court you and convince you they are up to the job of being a president, and that involves showing you how your values line up. To demand party loyalty is very authoritarian, and makes my leftist heart deeply uncomfortable.
  2. No one, I repeat, no one has the right to imply that your vote is a moral failing if you cannot, in good conscience, vote for Joe Biden.
  3. If Joe Biden does not win the election in November, the fault is on Joe Biden and the Democratic Party, not on you. Don’t spend the next four years beating yourself up.

Unitarian Universalist minister, public theologian, radical leftist thinker, unapologetic geek, and beagle mommy. 🌹 🏳️‍🌈 they/them

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Unitarian Universalist minister, public theologian, radical leftist thinker, unapologetic geek, and beagle mommy. 🌹 🏳️‍🌈 they/them

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