In the latest episode of Full Frontal With Samantha Bee, evangelical Christians attending the Western Conservative Summit in Colorado were interviewed about the upcoming election. As Bee said, if picking Mike Pence as vice president "was supposed to make evangelicals more excited about Trump, he needn’t have bothered."
Bee describes Donald Trump in the segment as a "thrice-married, adulterous reality star and failed casino impresario who mocked a disabled reporter and spoke of wanting to bang his own daughter," but the voters clearly did not hold these qualities against him.
One woman said, "I believe, truly, that Trump is appointed by God to lead this country back in the direction it needs to go." Another man made the argument that by not presenting his best self, Trump has no "skeletons in his closet" and is thus a more moral person than Hillary Clinton.
But perhaps the most alarming part of the video is the precocious boy who says he wants to start a "Children for Trump" group, then echoes his mother’s justification that if we can elect a "Muslim president" (a claim about President Barack Obama that has been disproved time and time again), then why shouldn’t Trump be president.