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Friday, April 21, 2023

Is Trump leading a cult?

 Is Trump leading a cult?


The phrase "Make America Great Again" (MAGA) was popularized by former U.S. President Donald Trump during his 2016 campaign. The movement that developed around the phrase has been described by some as a populist movement, which aims to return America to a perceived golden age of the past.

Whether MAGA is a cult or not is a matter of interpretation and perspective. Some people might view it as a legitimate political movement, while others might see it as having some cult-like features, such as an unquestioning loyalty to a charismatic leader, a sense of exclusivity or "us vs. them" mentality, and a willingness to overlook or downplay negative information about the leader or movement.

Ultimately, whether or not MAGA is a cult is a matter of debate and interpretation, and it's up to each individual to decide for themselves.


  • They believe they are always victims and are treated unfairly.
  • They consider their victims to be aggressors, and their opponents to be evil.
  • In their mind they are never wrong and never apologize; they will only rectify what they said if it will earn them power.
  • They consider themselves above the law.
  • They manipulate the hearts and minds of their enablers and create a group of unconditional fans or codependents.
  • They lie and believe their lies; whoever contradicts the lies will pay the consequences.
  • They lead their loyal and strong followers to commit crimes or unethical acts; they will not get their hands dirty publicly.
  • They produce codependents who will not question them or their character, since to do so would be a sign of weakness.
  • They are jealous if they are not at the top of the game, and until they convince themselves and others that they are at the top.
  • They are incapable of experiencing true empathy, and those at the bottom are in their mind losers; a win-win scenario is out of the picture.