Twitter Reacts to Obama-Resembling Satan on the History Channel
Photo Credit: The History Channel
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Social media erupted last night when several viewers, including conservative radio host Glenn Beck, noticed the actor playing the devil bared a striking resemblance to the current president:
— Glenn Beck (@glennbeck) March 17, 2013
— Chase Richburg (@Chase_richburg4) March 18, 2013
Is anybody noticing that satan kinda looks a bit like Barack Obama right now??? #TheBible
— e.m. ricchini (@owlrika) March 18, 2013
While some viewers merely noticed the likeness, others questioned whether something fishy was at play:
Wow… seriously… doesn't the Satan character look alot like Obama? Did he agree to play the part… or maybe he's not playing. #TheBible
— ElishaNEWS™ (@ElishaNEWS) March 18, 2013
Satan looks like Obama. Accident?? #TheBible
— SmokeEater (@SmokeEater1978) March 18, 2013
A few conservative Tweeters, including former presidential candidate and pizza magnate Herman Cain, predicted an oncoming progressive conspiracy theory:
If liberal progressives believed in the Bible they'd probably be upset by this: bit.ly/Z9bOvN They're upset anyway? Go figure
— Herman Cain (@THEHermanCain) March 18, 2013
So some believe the devil in The Bible looks like Obama.I guess his followers see him in everything.
— CavGuynCO (@CavGuynCO) March 18, 2013
Show producer Mark Burnett, who donated $2,700 dollars to the Obama campaign in 2008, has yet to comment. Entertainment Weekly notes, the show’s devil actor, Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni, has made several other biblically themed television appearances.