More than 70,000 Burning Man visitors were stranded at the Nevada campground after severe flooding.
GOP Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene said they are likely being “brainwashed” about climate change.
She also suggested that the recent flooding at the event was an act of God against the festival goers.
On Sunday, Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said she thinks the thousands of festival-goers trapped in the muddy desert terrain at Burning Man are likely “brainwashed” because their current plight is a result of climate change.
The annual week-long Burning Man festival, held in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert, faced a series of challenges this year. The area was hit by heavy rain and flooding, making it incredibly muddy and virtually no vehicle could enter or leave the area. As of Monday morning, according to CNN, about 72,000 people were still stranded at the festival, despite it formally ending the same day.
Appearing on Infowars with Alex Jones on Sunday, Greene said she believes festival-goers still in the Black Rock Desert are “probably brainwashed because climate change is the cause of all this, the root of all evil, and the world will destroy.” Soil.”
The Georgia congressman also suggested that the flooding may have been an act of God against concertgoers.
“God has a way of making sure everyone knows who God is, I’ll say that on that,” she told Jones.
Greene isn’t the only congressman to speak out against Burning Man recently. Utah GOP Sen. Mike Lee responded on Twitter Monday to an online article about “orgasm hypnosis” and more at the event.
“God’s judgment is real,” he wrote online before that, openly questioning whether festival-goers had been induced to convert to Christianity because of this year’s tumultuous Burning Man.
While there is currently a shelter in place on the festival grounds, that hasn’t stopped some visitors from fleeing by walking in the mud for hours on end, including Diplo, Chris Rock and former US Attorney General Neal Katyal, who documented his journey on Twitter.
A Greene spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment.
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