Urban myths about “human sacrifice” are a millennia-old trope that perpetuates xenophobia and paranoia about dangerous foreign interlopers.
That Lauren Boebert is wrong isn’t news, as Boebert is wrong about almost everything. The story is why her crank constituency believe her.
“Talk of the devil and he’s at your elbow.” This discourages talking about the devil…which is defeated by the popularity of the proverb.
Most Satanists know that the widely recognized symbol spells “Leviathan” in Hebrew. But why those letters? Why that language?