The Privilege of Detachment

“I am unimpressed, at best, by such a display of Christian faith that implicitly touts its privilege by disengaging from a political process that — while enormously corrupt and too obedient to corporations — nevertheless directly impacts the least of these for whom Christians are called to care: the sick and the poor, the widow and the foreigner, the discouraged and the outcast. Those living in poverty or close to its edge cannot afford not to vote on Tuesday. Women cannot afford not to vote on Tuesday. Persons of color, constantly challenged on identity and legal status, can’t afford not to vote on Tuesday.” Continue reading my full article on Huffington Post.

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