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An Open Letter To “Conscience-Driven” Trump Voters

An Open Letter To “Conscience-Driven” Trump Voters

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I understand what it means to adopt an unpopular stand and to say unpopular things – things that could possibly cost valued relationships and reputations – purely on the basis of conscience, as you have elected to do in your decision to either refrain from voting altogether or to vote for Donald J. Trump.  I would only ask you to reflect on the particular building blocks that together make up the foundation of such a choice.  The question to be borne in mind as you do so is very direct and very simple:  Given your decision to support – if only by default – the candidacy of Donald Trump, will your conscience also accommodate the principles that go into that decision?  (This is really just an updated phrasing of that hoary old maxim in ethics "If you will the end, then you must will the