That Lauren Boebert is wrong isn’t news, as Boebert is wrong about almost everything. The story is why her crank constituency believe her.
Blockheaded bishops like to compare Mexican and American folk saint Santa Muerte to Satan, but the truth is much, much worse for them.
As a kid reading Bradbury, I worried my elders might take away my monsters. As an adult, I see that some “monsters” are people—and need us.
The rule has always been the same: No assholes, no Trump voters, no Nazis. The “tolerance paradox” is not actually a paradox at all.
“Belief in Satan is a very old conspiracy theory,” folklorist Bill Ellis says. There is no “new Satanic Panic”: The panic was old when religion was young.