Podcast December 28, 2020

QAnon: Mystery? Treasure Hunt? Game? Political Group? Or Religious Cult? Hava Derby, Steve Williamson, and Gary LaMaster delve into the history, psychology and consequences of the phenomenon known as QAnon.

Beginning with a message board post in October of 2017 by an individual using the name “Q Clearance Patriot,” QAnon has grown to include millions of followers and hundreds of conspiracy theories. Its primary belief is that powerful Democrats, A-list celebrities, corporations and international organizations operate a satanic pedophile ring, or cabal, and Donald J. Trump was sent by God to save us from it.

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