Analysis of Seigfried’s Comparison of Loki and Trump

Another awesome analysis of Karl Siegfried’s disgusting article comparing Loki to Trump. This author also notes his questionable credentials.

A Polytheistic Life

Okay, so I definitely responded in the comment section to this latest travesty of an article from Karl E.H. Siegfried, Column: Loki in the White House, where the author compares Trump to Loki, but I think I need to do a more in-depth analysis than the short overview I provided the other day. Fair warning – this is going to be long.

Since the piece starts with the author’s credentials, let’s review them, shall we? Once that’s done, I’ll examine the meat of the article itself (if that’s the part you’re interested in, just skip down to where it says “Article Review”). 

Credentials Review

“Today’s column comes to us from Karl E.H. Seigfried, goði of Thor’s Oak Kindred in Chicago. In addition to his award-winning website, The Norse Mythology Blog, Karl has written for the BBC, Iceland Magazine, Journal of the Oriental Institute, On Religion, Religion Stylebook, and…

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Galina Krasskova has been a Heathen priest since 1995. She holds a Masters in Religious Studies (2009), a Masters in Medieval Studies (2019), has done extensive graduate work in Classics including teaching Latin, Roman History, and Greek and Roman Literature for the better part of a decade, and is currently pursuing a PhD in Theology. She is the managing editor of Walking the Worlds journal and has written over thirty books on Heathenry and Polytheism including "A Modern Guide to Heathenry" and "He is Frenzy: Collected Writings about Odin." In addition to her religious work, she is an accomplished artist who has shown all over the world and she currently runs a prayer card project available at

Posted on November 26, 2018, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. When I saw the article on WH, I couldn’t even bring myself to read that unclean, profane, sacrilegious excrement of a column. Even before we look at the wrongness of comparison for religous reasons, it is obvious Trump is a stooge with half a brain cel, and Loki is beyond cunning and wily.

    I’m glad many have spoken out against it, but I just can’t bring myself to read that WH hosted steaming pile. 💩

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    • i couldn’t either. I looked at it and went ‘nope.” i wade through enough pollution day to day both in our communities and in my day job. That’s why I’m so glad other people are tearing it apart. it’s a piece of steaming horse shit. I don’t think much more of its author

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