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CBN's David Brody Says Trump's Adultery, Other Moral Failings Will Invalidate Evangelical Attacks on Buttigieg's Sexuality


Added 02-14-20 11:34:02pm EST - “Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody says Trump's adultery, other moral failings will invalidate evangelicals' attacks on Buttigieg's sexuality” - Mediaite.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Mediaite.com: “David Brody: Anti-Gay Evangelical Attacks on Buttigieg Won't Work”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Christian Broadcasting Network chief political analyst David Brody said that President Donald Trump’s adultery, toxic rhetoric, and other moral failings have rendered powerless any potential evangelical attacks on Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s sexuality.

Speaking with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Brody acknowledged that evangelical voters’ about face on the need for presidential candidates setting an example of strict Biblical morality — as they define it — could hamstring any attempts to attack Buttigieg for being gay, were he to become the Democratic nominee.

“David, you said Mayor Buttigieg is probably the ‘most electable Democrat.’ I know you’re skeptical of Bernie Sanders. Why do you see Buttigieg as, as that?” Cooper asked.

“Well, there are quite a few reasons, Anderson. First of all, let’s start with this. I don’t want to bury the lede, but he’s not a socialist,” Brody noted, contradicting one, ready-made right-wing talking point.

That doesn’t mean they won’t stop trying, however, Cooper noted, pointing to the recent outcry over Rush Limbaugh’s insidious “gay guy” mockery of Buttigieg. “Is that indicative of a larger strategy among president’s supporters?

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