Sadly, I don’t think Trump himself really cares one way or the other. If it doesn’t have anything to do with him or his vanity, he seems to lose interest.

But his supporters and members of the administration are another story entirely. He has many very conservative Christians and very extreme homophobic bigots working for him. Secretary of State Pompeo is just one extreme example. Trump knows where his bread is buttered. He won’t be re-elected without Evangelical Christian support. So he’s giving them exactly what they want.

Will this ultimately be bad for the Republican Party? I sure hope so, but only time will tell.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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