Evangelicals begin to ask ‘Can we vote for Hillary?’

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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a lifelong Methodist, speaks at a church on May 15, 2016, during her presidential campaign. Photo courtesy of Reuters

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, a lifelong Methodist, speaks at a church on May 15, 2016, during her presidential campaign. Photo courtesy of Reuters

PHILADELPHIA (RNS) The giant bear hug between conservative Christianity and the Grand Old Party could be lessening ever so slightly. At least if Google’s instant autocomplete suggestions offer any insight into voters’ minds. The Literalist recently tried typing into the search engine “if i am a christian” and it seemed many people want to know:

Google Instant (Satirical illustration by Guthrie Graves-Fitzsimmons)

This surprising trend shows the beginning of a major shift in American politics, as the GOP erodes to just being party of preserving whiteness.

To help self-professed evangelicals decide about the choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, here’s The Literalist‘s guide to evangelicalism and election 2016.

The Literalist Voter Guide 2016

There will certainly be a sizable one-issue evangelical vote for Trump, but across many different issues voters are starting to ask: what about Hillary?