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Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. in his Lynchburg, Va., office. (Jay Westcott/The Washington Post) (Jay Westcott/For The Washington Post/Jay Westcott/For The Washington Post). Jesus wept. Or maybe just rolled His eyes. On New Year’s Day, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. defended his unwavering support of President Trump with a thoroughly confused reading of the Gospel. Speaking to The Post, the evangelical leader claimed that it was a distortion of Christ’s teachings to suggest that because He taught love and forgiveness, “the United States as a nation should be loving and forgiving.” According to Falwell’s creative theology, Christ “went out of his wa... Full story

7 January