Well-known late-night comedian Bill Maher described the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol as a “faith-based initiative,” using his closing monologue to make the case that the riot and the QAnon conspiracy theory are products of fundamentalist Christian “delusion.”
On Friday’s edition of “Real Time,” HBO host Bill Maher addressed the Capitol riot in his satirical segment “New Rules.” He proclaimed that “as long as we’re going to go to the trouble of another impeachment trial, we might as well be honest about what it’s really about.”
“The events of January 6 were a faith-based initiative and Trumpism is a Christian nationalist movement that believes (former President Donald) Trump was literally sent from Heaven to save them,” said the 65-year-old Maher, an outspoken atheist who frequently criticizes organized religion.
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SOURCE: Christian Post, Ryan Foley