Why do poor and middle class republicans vote against their own self interests?

Why middle and lower income religious conservatives foolishly vote with their faith instead of with their own best interests?

**Republicans want to give tax cuts to the rich and they tell you it's what Jesus would have wanted?**

Please.
Update: negaduck: So it's morally right to have more money than you need while others struggle to survive? We tax the rich more because they can both afford it and because others who are part of the society that helped make people rich (through labor, the only real source of capital) need it far more. The middle... show more negaduck:

So it's morally right to have more money than you need while others struggle to survive? We tax the rich more because they can both afford it and because others who are part of the society that helped make people rich (through labor, the only real source of capital) need it far more.

The middle class is shrinking. The rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. That's a fact.

Anyways, is that what Jesus would have wanted? To let the poor eat themselves?
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