Rabbi Jay Michelson asks Evangelical Christians “Why are you trying to solve a cultural problem with a political solution?” and suggests his own answer: “Because the Republican Party is using you.” His full address to the Evangelicals is at Daily Beast:
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Dear Conservative Evangelicals,
I drive a Prius, enjoy Vanilla lattes, and am married to a man. I know it’s unlikely for me to be writing you this letter, and even more unlikely for you to read it.
But unlike most of my Obama-loving, liberal friends, I am no longer afraid of you. It’s clear to me that “your side” is losing the battle for public opinion, and I know that many of you agree with that assessment.
So why am I writing you this letter? Because, also unlike my liberal friends, I’m actually on your side, in some ways. I’m an ordained rabbi, and someone deeply concerned with the vulgarization and sexualization of our society.