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After Iowa Caucuses, Beth Moore Is ‘Plainly Sobered’ by the Fact So Many Republicans ‘Still Hail Trump’

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After former president Donald Trump’s overwhelming victory in the Iowa caucuses Monday night (Jan. 15), Bible teacher and author Beth Moore posted that she is “just plainly sobered by the thought that, with other individuals to choose from, masses of people still hail Trump.”

Despite Trump’s ongoing legal troubles, he won 98 of Iowa’s 99 counties, missing a clean sweep by just one vote. Overall, Trump received 51% of the votes. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis came in second, with 21%, and former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley came in third, with 19%.

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Moore, who is the founder of Living Proof Ministries and who spoke out against Trump back in October 2016, has called “Trumpism” both “seductive and dangerous.” Almost three years ago, Moore left the Southern Baptist Convention, partly due to church leaders’ unwavering support for Trump.

Beth Moore Hopes To Avoid Her ‘2016 Self’

In a lengthy social media post on Jan. 16, Beth Moore referred to Trump as “a verbally abusive, artfully and purposely divisive bully who has all but left the Republican Party unrecognizable.” She said she “just can’t understand” why “staunch” GOP voters “don’t…care about your own party.”

Moore, 66, indicated she wants to avoid “a repeat performance of my 2016 self,” adding, “I didn’t like her anymore than you did.” So instead of becoming “obsessed” during this election cycle, Moore wrote, she wants to “seek peace and pursue it.”

Although Moore said she doesn’t want to “get obsessed” or “lose more relationships” over politics, she needs to “move to a place of radical acceptance.” She wrote, “It was one thing to cast a vote for a party’s only candidate, reasoning the choice as the lesser of two evils. This is quite another thing. This is wide-open-eyed, ‘We WANT Trump!’”

Moore concluded, “We can complain all we want about our leaders but, in this government by the people, at the end of the day and the beginning of November, our candidates are mirrors of ourselves.”