When the wicked rise, men hide themselves; But when they perish, the righteous increase. Proverbs 28:28
During the eight years of President Barack Obama, conservative Christians were regularly alarmed at the leftist policies he promoted: expansion of abortion, homosexuality, and transgenderism, anti-Israel and pro-Islamic policies, climate change fearmongering, and above all, bigger government.
With the election of Donald Trump, the new faces of the Democrat Party—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, Beto O’Rourke, and others—are even further left, advocating for more extreme policies than President Obama.
Now, killing a baby during or after birth is openly supported, restructuring our entire society to end climate change is an urgency, and self-identifying as a socialist isn’t a career-ender. Anyone with a biblical worldview is considered an extremist.
This weekend on The Christian Worldview, we will look at examples of how far left the new Democrat leaders have moved, answering the questions—“How did we get here and why do such radicals get elected to positions of power?”