How do allegations about good leaders' personal lives influence their ability to serve religious-voters' matters?

Pres Trump, Melania, son-in-law Jared and daughter Ivanka Kushner 
with Western Wall rabbis at King Solomon's Temple site in Jerusalem
In view of the mainstream media's obsession on politicians alleged personal foibles, how do leaders who represent the values of religious Jewish and Christian voters actually maintain their support?


"Trump, Adultery, Morality" by Dennis Prager, Town Hall - Opinion, March 27, 2018
Anderson Cooper gave Michael Avenatti and Stormy Daniels
a national TV forum (photo tweeted by Michael Avenatti
"I have considerably more moral contempt for the media's and the left's obsession with Stormy Daniels than I do for Donald Trump for his alleged night of sinful sex with her. That "60 Minutes" correspondent Anderson Cooper and many in our country found it acceptable to ask a woman, "Did he use a condom?" on national TV is a far graver reflection of America's moral malaise than a man having a one-night affair 12 years ago.
 
It should be clear that this whole preoccupation with Trump's past sex life has nothing to do with morality and everything to do with humiliating Trump -- and, thereby, hopefully weakening the Trump presidency -- the raison d'etre of the media since he was elected. Here's one proof: The media rightly celebrate, as we all do, Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as one of the moral greats of the 20th century despite reports of his having committed adultery on numerous occasions.
At the predominantly conservative Christian-Zionistic, National Religious Broadcasters Convention, Proclaim '18 in Nashville, Dennis Prager spoke with us to elaborate on how religious voters, in face of the mainstream media's obsession on leaders' alleged dalliances, maintain supporting them?



Mr. Prager continues in his essay:
And, by the way, if sexual infidelity invalidates the character and, therefore, the worthiness of a politician, why doesn't it invalidate the character and worthiness of an editor at The New York Times or The Washington Post? Why aren't their sex lives investigated? They have, after all, more influence than almost any politician.

So, dear anti-Trump conservatives, please tone down the moral horror at Donald Trump's character, and the suggestions that it overshadows the good he has done and continues to do for America and the world.

The fact is, it is none of my business and none of my concern whether a politician ever had an extramarital affair. To cite just one of many examples, a president's attitude toward the genocide-advocating Islamic tyrants in Tehran is incomparably more morally significant. That is just one of many reasons -- on moral grounds alone -- I far prefer the current president to the faithful-to-his-wife previous president.
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Panelists at N.R.B.'s Proclaim Conference:  Marjorie Dannenfelser, pres, Susan B. Anthony List; Tony Perkins, (Family Research Council); Todd Starnes, host Fox News/columnist FoxNews.com; Salem Radio hosts Larry Elder and Dennis Prager. 

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