That had to be on purpose. Because otherwise we have to believe that everyone involved in the production saw this guy portraying Satan and didn’t make the connection with our President.
If the intent of this program is to educate people about the history of the bible, and I assume that’s at least the nominal intent since it’s on the History Channel, so how do they expect to accomplish that by injecting something like this into the program?
Probably it was calculated to get cause this very sort of controversy, and get everyone talking about the show. But still, stupid and petty and demeaning to the subject matter.
Not that this sort of thing is all that unusual. Anyone else remember when Game of Thrones had George W. Bush’s head on a spike?