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The 2022 elections don’t look good for Democrats. They already have an incredibly weak grasp of legislative majority, and midterms rarely work out in favor of the sitting president’s party. President Joe Biden’s abysmal and sinking approval rating certainly doesn’t help, either.
Commentators are right to point all these things out. I think it’s important to come to grips with reality, even when reality isn’t flattering.
But I think it’s also important to remember that, as American citizens, our votes are not only cast against things or people. We vote for people or policies we think will advance the causes of liberty, justice and human dignity. We rally with enthusiasm and conviction behind the most important causes.
The evangelical vote and its history is a particularly compelling example of this kind of political motive and action.
Abortion demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Supreme Court, Monday, May 16, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)
After nearly 50 years of sustained political organization and growth, evangelicals rallied around former President Donald Trump in 2016. They hoped he could help build a Supreme Court capable of overturning