“The point of conspiratorial narratives and apocalyptic rhetoric is to lay the groundwork for a politics of total obstruction, in preparation for the return of a “legitimate” ruler. The best guess is that religious authoritarianism of the next four years will look a lot like it did in the last four years. We ignore the political implications for our democracy at our peril.” Katherine Stewart in the NYT: Trump or No Trump, Religious Authoritarianism Is Here to Stay. “Their unlikely ally may have lost the White House, but Christian nationalists still plan to win the war.”