Republicans face a choice between Donald Trump and reality | Curio

Republicans face a choice between Donald Trump and reality

7 mins | Feb 2, 2021

Most of the party’s voters still revere him, in part because they do not believe he was defeated. "This is an awkward moment for the QAnon conspiracists who put their considerable faith in Donald Trump. Inauguration Day came and went with no mass execution of Satanist Democratic paedophiles. The Storm, as a million-odd QAnon followers called that wished-for event, was a shower. So there was no Great Awakening — a post-slaughter celebration of Mr Trump — either. 'No plan, no q, nothing,' grumbled one follower, referring to the conspiracy’s shadowy prophet, an imagined Trump aide, on the Telegram messaging platform to which the group has flocked." The Economist contemplates.

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