Consider the role of hermeneutics and an obsession with political victory, not fringe elements or populism

When a movement has nearly 40 years of turning a blind eye to the needs of children and the people who teach, feed, and keep them safe on a daily basis, in favor of a political goal related to the unborn, it is myopic to blame a “radicalized base” or “rage at politicians” or even right-wing media for the rise of a person like President Trump.