I Didn’t Vote For Trump In 2016. Here’s Why I Hope He Gets Four More Years

I Didn’t Vote For Trump In 2016. Here’s Why I Hope He Gets Four More Years, by Nathaniel Blake.

We see him as a bulwark against a transgender lobby that wants to take children away from their parents and mutilate them with chemicals and surgery. …

We see him as a shield against leftists who want to drive religious traditionalists from the marketplace, close our schools and charities, and tax our churches for refusing to bend the knee to the dogmas of the sexual revolution….

We need not admire the president’s personal character to view him as, in Walker’s words, “a bed of nails on the road, temporarily halting secularism’s advance.”…

Another Trump term might force long-overdue compromises, such as immigration reform that is humane toward those living here peacefully while also regaining control of our national borders.

Culturally, the left’s current obsessions might pass if they are kept from further political power. …

Glenn Reynolds:

I’m hearing variations on this from a lot of people. …

A friend on Facebook who probably wants to remain anonymous posted this: “So, this morning I cast my first-ever vote for Donald Trump for President — a development that would have profoundly shocked 2016 me, but in 2020 is mostly an act of self-defense.

UPDATE (FROM STEVE): You’ll also read comments right here on Instapundit along the lines of: “I voted for Trump reluctantly (or as the not-Hillary) in 2016, but I’d crawl over broken glass to vote for him in 2020.” What you won’t see much — or any? — of at all is: “I regret voting for him last time and will vote Dem in 2020.”

Movement is almost entirely in Trump’s direction.