Actual witches (or at least, those who call themselves such) are apparently offended over Donald Trump’s regular use of the term “witch-hunt” to describe the Russia probe and its liberal media conspiracy theories, claiming the term is hurtful and oppressive to minorities.
According to the Daily Beast, some witches say the term is offensive because it refers to “the worst period in our history,” when suspected witches were rounded up and burned at the stake for heresy. Others say it’s just another example of Trump’s attacks on women and minorities.
“If Mueller's investigation were truly a ‘witch hunt,’ then Donald Trump would be hanging naked from chains in a cold barn somewhere, being tortured into admitting his pact with Satan, before being burned at the stake,” practicing witch Kitty Randall told the Daily Beast. “Instead he's golfing at Mar-a-Lago.”
“It is particularly horrifying because many modern practitioners of witchcraft devote their lives to seeking compassion and justice,” another witch said.
Of course, it’s not exactly like the witching community at large has been particularly inviting to Trump, either. Whether you put any stock in it or not, there have been more than a few reports of witches regularly conjuring “binding spells” against the president, or even casting hexes on Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
So as long as they’re busy invoking the Great Boogety-Boogety to curse their political enemies, these offended occultists may want to remove the broomsticks lodged in their own dark spaces.