Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) penned a scathing op-ed for The Atlantic published on Sunday morning, calling for conservatives to denounce the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, which the senator said is destroying the modern day Republican Party “from within.”
The opinion piece from Sasse took direct aim at both House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and QAnon Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).
“Until last week, many party leaders and consultants thought they could preach the Constitution while winking at QAnon. They can’t. The GOP must reject conspiracy theories or be consumed by them. Now is the time to decide what this party is about,” Sasse wrote.
QAnon, a baseless conspiracy theory, alleges leading Democrat politicians run an interconnected web of Satanic