Bizarre 'cult map' making rounds on the conspiratorial right sparks confusion and mockery
A bizarre whiteboard image is stirring up conspiracy theories among right-wing social media users, and prompting alarm and ridicule among everyone else.
The image, which features biblical quotes and names connected to former president Donald Trump, was posted on Michael Flynn's account on the right-wing messaging app Telegram and then shared on Twitter by the Patriot Takes watchdog that monitors extremist content.
The whiteboard apparently belongs to right-wing podcaster Clay Clark and purports to map out various conspiracy theories about the coronavirus and the twice-impeached one-term president, and many observers were spooked by the frenzied handwritten image.
And the answer is: What does a cult look like? https://t.co/vF1ZaAATf5— Ted Lieu (@Ted Lieu) 1625638563.0
Look, it’s the entire disinformation laundering network plus some other tweaker shit https://t.co/oDbjErikXg— Brooke Binkowski (@Brooke Binkowski) 1625633924.0
@patriottakes Mike Flynn, Lin Wood, and Mike Lindell posing in front of that Trump board. https://t.co/oDQKqIokaL— Resist Programming 🛰 (@Resist Programming 🛰) 1625632816.0
@GuildCarver @RzstProgramming @patriottakes This is all you need to know. https://t.co/mHD4EA6wCb— Janelle Kutz (@Janelle Kutz) 1625633391.0
@RzstProgramming The cult all mapped out. Remember when they used to pretend to worship Jesus.— Newsprint Mafia (@Newsprint Mafia) 1625643187.0