Yes it’s complicated. As you point out a whole host of sophisticated and not so sophisticated propaganda ( “hate other, hate other, hate other”) is all Fox News blasts at it’s constituency all day everyday…that and ( “worship Trump!”) Some how they have tied this all into God and Jesus and their holy righteous hatred of other. I guess it makes sense to them.
But to the rest of us? It’s just bizarre. The attack on science, reason, any rational thought, is dangerous. Those of us who still have the ability to think can see this. But so many are so far gone, down crazy insanely dark rabbit holes of paranoia and fantasy, there is just no convincing them, that all the hate, violence and fear mongering they are engaged in against is racist.