As CEOs criticize President Donald Trump en masse for his response to the white supremacist violence at last weekend's "Unite the Right" rally, religious leaders have held steady in their support for the president.
CEOs from Merck, Blackwater, General Electric and now Aetna have all withdrawn their support or outright condemned the president for failing to properly address the white supremacists who, at times, issued Nazi salutes in his name at the Charlottesville rally.
JUST IN: Aetna CEO says he is "ashamed of our President’s behavior and comments" after Charlottesville… https://t.co/9YU4ZzgV7w— CNBC Now (@CNBC Now)1502915669.0
While captains of industry line up to criticize Trump, however, religious leaders have, at best, turned a blind eye to the bigotry the president fails to condemn.
Finally a leader in WH. Jobs returning, N Korea backing down, bold truthful stmt about #charlottesville tragedy.So proud of @realdonaldtrump— Jerry Falwell (@Jerry Falwell)1502898125.0
The vastly different responses haven't gone unnoticed.
"When it comes to Trump, corporate America has shown more moral clarity than the religious right," Twitter user @LOLGOP wrote. "And that's not a compliment."
Check out some of the best responses below.
Not a single member of Trump's Evangelical Council has resigned. We have learned corporate America has a greater moral compass. So so sad.— Matthew Dowd (@Matthew Dowd)1502908120.0
The religious right, the so-called Evangelicals, may they burn in hell with trump! Anyone enabling the fiend deserv… https://t.co/CcfH7NbaU5— ronabarbar (@ronabarbar)1502916766.0
Just an observation. I haven't heard any religious groups, Evangelicals or the religious right, speak up against the Nazi and white suprem…— Mike Saif (@Mike Saif)1502914887.0
It's very telling when corporate America has a higher moral compass than the religious Right. https://t.co/GCLMJCyePs— Lynn Ahearn (@Lynn Ahearn)1502914333.0
Religious Right = Hypocrites https://t.co/bmtX6yiZUR— the IssuePapers (@the IssuePapers)1502913948.0
@matthewjdowd @JoyAnnReid White supremacy is alive and well in the Religious Right, specifically evangelicals.— Brook No 💩 (@Brook No 💩)1502911599.0
#DoSomethingGOP Hateful Heartless Horrendously Horrid Hypocrites Each & Every one of the GOP// "Religious Righ… https://t.co/KTP9FJ8kgk— Peggy Glynn (@Peggy Glynn)1502915719.0