In a letter to the London Review of Books, Maxwell Young argues:

While ‘godly’ is an adjective few would apply to Trump himself, Vice President Mike Pence and other Trump appointees demonstrate the continuing potency of religion as a political force.

Not “godly” in the sense of a pious man imbued with Christian virtue, but – for the more Calvinist-minded – quite possibly a chosen one.

To the more interesting crowd, he’s God-Emperor. Not just the Lord of Bling and Omnissiah of the Warhammer 40k universe, but an ancient Roman princeps to whom worship is due. See also GEOTUS.

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