Sonali Kolhatkar speaks with Dr. Brandy Lee about Trump supporters’ alternate actuality.
On Inauguration Day 2021, whereas tens of millions of Americans have been crying in reduction and celebrating the top of the worst Presidency in historical past, some Americans have been confounded and felt deeply betrayed. The pro-Trump hate group, Proud Boys, rejected Trump as a “total failure,” whereas others, particularly believers within the far-fetched conspiracist QAnon motion grew to become significantly confused as a result of they really believed that on Inauguration Day, their chief would take steps to arrest Democrats and different perceived enemies and stay President. When that didn’t occur, they didn’t know what to do.
At the start of Donald Trump’s presidency many rightly questioned his psychological health for workplace. Now, after its finish, a mass psychosis that seems to have gripped giant swaths of the inhabitants will be the greatest present menace to the nation and to democracy.
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