Twitter Reacts to Obama-Resembling Satan on the History Channel

Today’s talk of the History Channel’s miniseries The Bible zeroed in on Satan and President Obama.

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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:

While some viewers merely noticed the likeness, others questioned whether something fishy was at play:

A few conservative Tweeters, including former presidential candidate and pizza magnate Herman Cain, predicted an oncoming progressive conspiracy theory:

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.

Steven Hsieh is an editorial assistant at AlterNet and writer based in Brooklyn. Follow him on Twitter @stevenjhsieh.