Robert Guffey

The new American religion of QAnon is giving the right-wing an army of useful idiots

In the previous four installments of this series, I chronicled the attempts made by an old friend to convince me of an outlandish conspiracy theory being promoted by the group of rabid online Trump supporters known as QAnon. According to my friend, initiates of the Illuminati had teamed up with subterranean demons to torture, rape and eat kidnapped children in underground military bases ruled by the mortal enemies of Donald Trump. He insisted that when Trump is re-elected in November we can all look forward to the abolition of the income tax, the development of "free energy" for all and the public unveiling of thousands of grateful kidnapped children rescued by Trump's private army of "white hats" from cages squirrelled away in these Satanist-controlled underground dungeons.

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Decoding QAnon: How the delusional theory beloved by far-right loons began

This is the fourth article in a series. Read the first three installments herehere and here.

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Here's what lies behind the conspiracy theory that's eating America

In the previous two installments of this series, I chronicled the attempts made by an old friend to convince me of an outlandish conspiracy theory being promoted by the group of rabid online Donald Trump supporters known as "QAnon." According to my friend, initiates of the Illuminati had teamed up with subterranean demons to torture, rape and eat kidnapped children in underground military bases ruled by Trump's mortal enemies. Not surprisingly, none of the so-called "evidence" provided by my friend proved any such thing. Onward from there we go …

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The deep, twisted roots of QAnon: Delusions of demon-cannibal conspiracies aren't even original

This is the second article in a series. Read the first installment here.

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