Watch the music video that’s making karens and qanon hysterical about Adult Swim today

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Adult Swim is Cartoon Network’s late-night counterpart, showing adult-oriented shows, animations, art and so forth. It’s been doing so since 2001, with Cowboy Bebop, Aqua Teen Hunger Force and Rick and Morty among the popular faves. Last night, however, an angry mom found out about it and all hell broke loose on Twitter.

Internet “Free Thinker” and free speech warrior Robbie Starbuck has reached the limit of his free-speech principles: “What redeeming value or non-evil value does this bring to adults? This is a celebration of death, evil, rot & darkness.”

The video that they’re freaking out about is PreBirth by Mike Diva, embedded at the top of this post. To anyone with a passing familiarity with pop culture, American history and the edgy surrealism of music videos, it’s a dark joke about how consumerism breaks and manipulates us. Presented in the most comically offensive way possible using the capirote symbology of Christian cultism, it’s a menacing modern echo of the 1970s’ Pink Project (embedded below).

But karen cannot tell a thing from its parodies—and neither can the Qanon conspiracy cult, to which this material is freebase illuminati crisis sugar, sending them spiraling toward the event horizon of lunacy. Read the rest