My first article for The Stream was posted yesterday. ("The Spiritual Dangers of a Trump Presidency.") (Later note: 5000 Facebook shares so far!) Someone calling himself The Bechtloff, showing a picture of a hand with a gun, responded (typically for a Trump supporter) by questioning my masculity:
"Trump called a woman a bimbo so you should instead allow a woman who has covered up for her husband's rapes to become President. Because those are the two choices whether you like them or not.
"I'm guessing David never served in the military, or even just worked construction, anything where he was around real men and exposed to locker room talk or he wouldn't be clutching his pearls like a little old church lady. I'm not electing a pastor I'm electing a President.
"You're concerned about how the outside world sees the church? Well maybe if there was a bit of masculinity, of the kind Trump represents (at least in a raw unsanctified form) then maybe young men wouldn't be avoiding the church like the plague.
"But I'm likely wasting my keystrokes here. David is clearly yet another low-T male that makes up the so called leadership of the increasingly feminized Evangelical culture."
Here's my response: