There is no benefit to the conservative sinner in being a conservative. There is great benefit to the liberal sinner in being a liberal.
To understand the Left, one must understand that in its view the greatest evil is material inequality. The Left is more troubled by economic inequality than by evil as humanity has generally understood the term.
Leftism seeks to undo most of the values that are distinct to Judeo-Christian religion.
Most blacks want school vouchers, but most liberals vehemently oppose them. Why? Because what is good for teachers' unions is of more importance to the Left than what is good for blacks. Who, then, is racist? By their own admission, and by the policies they pursue, the answer is the people who call themselves progressive.