By Scott Fowler
In a blog entry not yet published called The Sinking Ship of Evangelicalism . . . , I wrote:
Some are abandoning evangelicalism for political reasons. The fabled evangelical block of power failed conservatives in the last two major elections. Now, with evangelicals being more and more labeled as extremists, I expect to see the Republican party begin moving away from evangelicals and moving to the left—at least far enough to get back in the game.
Today, here is the latest development confirming that prediction:
A trickle of GOP leaders have begun to back the rights of gay and lesbian couples to marry, and activists at the conservative movement’s signature gathering this week express tolerance for Republicans who support same-sex marriage, even if they personally disagree.
America is in a serious state of decline.