Almost a quarter of Republicans believe Satan-worshiping pedophiles control the US government, media, and financial sector

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Is actual Satan worship even a real thing? My understanding is that even the Church of Satan doesn’t actually believe in his existence.

tehvolcanic

They should know, they voted them in.

SanGoloteo

As I said this before, it’s the same satanic worship shit of the late 80s/early 90s that was all over TV stations. It’s like these people forgot that they already did this. I would forgive them if they were 20, but most qanon nuts seem to be 40 and older.

fzero127

This is a big fucking issue. These people have a verifiably false worldview. Joe Biden beat Donald Trump, and that’s just the start of the shit that these people believe. We’ve got to call these fuckers out in public discourse, and we also need social media to crackdown and make sure they cannot share their vile poison. This shit erodes faith in American civic religion. If left unchecked, January 6th was just a dress rehearsal for whats to come.

Doctor420Strange69

> Nearly a quarter of Republicans say they believe that the US government, media, and financial sector are controlled by a group of Satan-worshipping pedophiles who run a global child sex trafficking operation, according to new polling from the non-partisan Public Religion Research Institute. > This belief is a core tenet of the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, which continues to dominate far-right thinking months after former President Donald Trump left office. An even larger share of Republicans — 28% — believe in two other tenets of QAnon: that a coming “storm” will oust powerful elites and restore the country’s rightful leaders, and that “patriots” may have to use violence to save the US. > Overall, between 15 and 20% of Americans say they completely or mostly agree with the three tenets of QAnon. […] > Right-wing news consumption is the strongest predictor of belief in QAnon. Those who say they trust far-right media the most are nearly nine times more likely to believe in QAnon than those who most trust broadcast networks including ABC, CBS, and NBC. Quick math, 25-28% of 74 million Trump voters in the 2020 Election equals ~ 18-20 million people. 😱 That’s not just a ‘few crazies.’ That’s a cult!!! 🤨😡🤦🏽‍♂️

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