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President Joe Biden vowed on Friday that Democrats will deliver on their agenda as congressional leaders scramble to secure a last-minute deal on a major economic package and find a way to resolve divisions between moderates and progressives that have put passage of the package and a separate bipartisan infrastructure bill in jeopardy.
“We’re going to get this done,” Biden told reporters. Pressed on a timeline, the President said, “It doesn’t matter when. It doesn’t whether it’s in six minutes, six days, or six weeks — we’re going to get it done.”
Well, this was enough for an online conspiracy to surface where Biden’s statement was connected to the number of the beast “666”
❗️6… 6… 6…! Joe Biden says it doesn’t matter when the infrastructure bill goes through
It could be “six minutes, six days, or six weeks – we’re going to get it done.”
Build Back Better, the number of the beast? Via (RT) pic.twitter.com/xqTBntntiz
— 💫Queen of Seventeen 1️⃣7️⃣🥃❤️🇺🇲✝️ (@AreYouAwaQe) October 1, 2021
The Satan himself 666!
— 🇺🇸 Pismo 🇺🇸 (@Pismo_B) October 1, 2021
Some even compared Biden’s Build Back Better plan with the number itself:
— KCLV777 (@KCLV7771) October 1, 2021
Rule of six for meets. Six feet apart social distance. 18 month (6×3) pandemic. Yeah, and this. Did I miss one?
They can’t fucking help themselves.
— TomAnderson911_II (@BirkettNorman17) October 1, 2021
The number of the beast is associated with the Beast of Revelation in chapter 13, verse 18 of Book of Revelation. In most manuscripts of the New Testament and in English translations of the Bible, the number of the beast is six hundred sixty-six or χξϛ (in Greek numerals, χ represents 600, ξ represents 60 and ϛ represents 6). Papyrus 115 (which is the oldest preserved manuscript of the Revelation as of 2017), as well as other ancient sources like Codex Ephraemi Rescriptus, give the number of the beast as χιϛ or χιϲ (transliterable in Arabic numerals as 616) (χιϛ), not 666.
Fifteen percent of Americans agree with the central tenet of the QAnon conspiracy theory: that the government and other entities are controlled by Satan-worshipping pedophiles running a child sex trafficking ring, according to a poll taken back in May.
Among Republicans the survey, released by the Public Religion Research Institute, found that 23 percent of respondents agreed with the statement that “the government, media and financial worlds in the U.S. are controlled by a group of Satan-worshipping pedophiles who run a global child sex trafficking operation.”
That number declines to 14 percent among independents and 8 percent among Democrats.
While wee leave this topic to the conspiracy theorists, Biden yet again revealed signs of “weakness.”
As the GP reported Biden grabbed Pelosi’s hand like a nursing home patient and assured bystanders the deal would eventually get done.
“We’re going to get this done. It doesn’t matter when. It doesn’t matter whether it’s in six minutes, six days, or six weeks. We’re going to get it done,” said Biden.
.@POTUS: "We're going to get this done. It doesn't matter when. It doesn't matter whether it's in six minutes, six days, or six weeks. We're going to get it done."https://t.co/wZt81HtcYb pic.twitter.com/JP44eE5ujs
— CSPAN (@cspan) October 1, 2021