Media Mention  /  May 20, 2021

Havasu News: It’s the math, stupid

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities,” Voltaire wrote. The harder Trump’s lies are to believe, the more fervently True Believers strive to affirm them. Longtime Republican strategist Sarah Longwell describes the MAGA faithful as “QAnon curious,” professing faith in “deep-state” mythology. “A lot of these base voters are living in a post-truth nihilism,” she told The New York Times, “where you believe in nothing and think that everything might be untrue.”

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