Crying Over a Loss

On election night, I watched what once was considered an improbably become inevitable—the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States. Yes, I had been saying for two weeks or more that Trump would win, but I did have trouble wrapping my mind around Trump’s victory. Secretary Clinton’s supporters never saw the […]

Five Lessons from Election Night

I have been a politics nerd for as long as I can remember. In high school, my U.S. Representative knew me by name because I worked so diligently in his campaign. I introduced some of my high school teachers to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as I (and several others) showed him around my hometown. […]

How and Why I’m Voting Tomorrow

Tomorrow, the American people will go to schools, churches, bowling alleys, private homes, and a host of other places to cast ballots to elect someone President of the United States. In my heart of hearts, I really do not believe the American people have any choice in their leaders—God decides who attains that office. I […]

Donald, Hillary, and Character

As in most presidential elections, the candidates have slung mud at one another over the other’s character. Mr. Trump says that he wants Hillary in jail, and Secretary Clinton has repeatedly attacked Trump for his statements about women. I can’t control the character of either Mr. Trump or Secretary Clinton, but I can control my […]

When You Can’t Vote for Either

This election cycle is deeply troubling to many Christians to whom I speak. Do they vote or a womanizer who claims to have converted to conservative ways? Do they vote for a woman who has violated the law and been investigated over and over? Many Christians whom I know believe in their heart of hearts […]