understanding the Trump Cult
It is best understood as a religious movement akin to the periodic spiritual awakenings that have occurred in the US since Colonial times.
This one bears nothing other than some cosmetic relationship to historical Christianity- it is the culmination of the hijacking by zionists, fossil fuelers, randites, financial oligarchs who want to feast on the bones of the republic or, thinking big, the planet.
There are also a fair number of secular tribalists also attached, with equal zeal. Many come and go on that front, opportunistically.
But anyway, it presents the answer for why it is the height of folly to argue with a card carrying member.