Benefit

I hope this doesn’t sound arrogant; I don’t mean it to, but one benefit that I, as a former Republican, have discovered in my opposing Trump is that I can speak more credibly and honestly to Democrats and progressives about politics and economics. Because principle is more important than “winning”–because this is a no-win scenario for me–I don’t feel the need to spin things to make my candidate look good and their candidate look bad. They’re all bad, so I can offer a no-holds-barred critique. While liberals and Republicans will likely disagree with me (in their naked desire to “win” at all costs), I believe this principled stance has placed me out of the partisan trenches and on the moral high ground.

And I like the view.

About Stan Guthrie

Stan Guthrie is an editor at large for Christianity Today magazine and for the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. His latest book is God's Story in 66 Verses. He also is author of All that Jesus Asks: How His Questions Can Teach and Transform Us, Missions in the Third Millennium: 21 Key Trends for the 21st Century, and A Concise Guide to Bible Prophecy. He is co-author of The Sacrament of Evangelism. Besides authoring, writing, and editing books, Stan is a literary agent, bringing together good authors, good books, and good publishers. Stan writes the monthly Priorities colum for BreakPoint.org. He has appeared on National Public Radio's €œTell Me More,€ WGN's Milt Rosenberg program, and many Christian shows, including The Eric Metaxas Show and Moody Radio'€™s €œNew Day Florida.€ A licensed minister and an inspirational speaker, he served as moderator for the Christian Book Expo panel discussion, Does the God of Christianity Exist, and What Difference Does It Make?
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