HBO Host Compares Christians to QAnon Conspiracists
HBO host Bill Maher on Friday blamed the Capitol riot on Christianity and conflated those who believe the QAnon conspiracy theory with those who have faith in religion.
‚ÄúAs long as we‚Äôre going to go to the trouble of another impeachment trial, we might as well be honest about what it‚Äôs really about,‚ÄĚ Maher began. ‚ÄúThe events of Jan. 6 were a faith-based initiative.‚ÄĚ
‚ÄúAnd Trumpism is a Christian nationalist movement that believes Trump was literally sent from heaven to save them,‚ÄĚ Maher added, playing a clip of Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) claiming God sent Trump....