Corpus Christi is Latin for Body of Christ, a phrase that has significant meaning to Christians.
“So we, being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another,” according to Romans 12:5 in one example of the expression in the Bible.
The newspaper went to lengths to point out that Clinton isn’t just the “lesser of two evils,” in her race against Republican Donald Trump, who refuses to apologize or atone for his sins.
Significantly, it said she is the one to bring the country together as one, again.
The editorial board of the Caller-Times noted:
Her experience and intellect would make her a standout in any group of candidates. Like President Obama said and didn’t need to be fact-checked, she’s more qualified than him or her husband.
Voting for Trump, it added, would not be a vote for Republicanism, which incorporates Christian values. “Voting for Trump would not rise to that level. It’s not a vote for Republicanism. The Republican Party’s principles and standards are beyond Trump’s reach.”
Clinton is capable of bridging the nation’s divide, “rather than exploit our problems.” and pursue intelligent solutions.
While it noted her “basket of deplorables” comment made her task more difficult, “it was a rare lapse by an otherwise level-headed servant leader with a history of self-correcting resilience.”
“The former senator’s Republican colleagues remember her fondly as a middle-ground-seeking master of the art of deal-making. If there is to be a return to bipartisanship, she is the one to lead it.”
The newspaper described Trump this way:
He is only the intersection for fears and hatreds that already existed and that bring out the worst in the people privileged to live in the world’s greatest nation. Using hatred and fear isn’t what makes Trump smart. It’s what makes him an insult to voters’ intelligence.
Among the imponderables about Trump’s campaign the editorial questioned why “distressed taxpayers who live paycheck-to-paycheck and whose American Dream has been dashed would vote for someone who gained his American Dream through inheritance, exploitation, tax evasion, bankruptcy and the misfortunes of people like themselves.”
With the endorsement, Clinton has made unprecedented inroads in a traditional red state where a Democrat hasn’t won since Jimmy Carter in the 1976 presidential election.
She has also been endorsed by the state’s two largest daily newspapers, The Houston Chronicle and The Dallas Morning News.
Trump has yet to win one major newspaper endorsement.
It’s nothing short of a miracle.
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