Donald Trump's four years as President and his ongoing status as de facto leader of the GOP have brought the party beyond the brink of actual madness. Here are some of the signposts:

23% agree that "the government, media, and financial worlds in the U.S. are controlled by a group of Satan-worshipping pedophiles who run a global child sex trafficking operation." [All quotes are taken directly from survey questions.]

--Public Religion Research Institute report, May 27, 2021

61% believe the 2020 election was "stolen" from Donald Trump, and more than half consider him to now be the "true President."

-Reuters/lpsos poll, May 21, 2021

74% support state efforts to review the 2020 presidential election, with half expecting a change in outcome.

--Politico/Morning Consult poll, June 16, 2021

65% do not consider Trump to be "at least partly to blame for starting the deadly January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol," while just over half agree this riot "was led by violent leftwing protesters trying to make Trump look bad."

--Reuters/lpsos poll, May 21, 2021

77% "agree that a laboratory...

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