Apparently he's having a hard time finding the One True Evangelical.
The man worked for W. He was part of the White House Iraq Group. I'm sure all the lectures about "a distasteful offering of incense to the emperor for the sake of the greater good" just means "but Trump will reject my incense!!!".
So much of what goes on in DC involves the tension between the people who actually run the country with some democratic legitimacy, and the people who think they should and/or do actually run the country.