In the post, he writes that the spell requires an “unflattering” photo of Trump, items representing the elements, a dish for extinguishing, and “a tiny stub of an orange candle”. Missing a stub of orange candle? The spell instructions suggest a baby carrot may suffice.
The final step, referred to as “the grounding” by witches, may be the best part: it encourages spell casters to laugh, to eat, to move their bodies. These practices are familiar to anyone who has a self-care practice. Hughes writes, “Just performing it will result in a lightening of the spirit, an easing of tension, and a banishing of the gnawing Trumpian egregore.”
They’re hexing Donald Trump.