Inauguration Sows Doubt Among QAnon Conspiracy Theorists
QAnon followers grappled with anger, confusion and disappointment as President Joe Biden was sworn into office.
- Published 20 January 2021
This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — For years, legions of QAnon conspiracy theory adherents encouraged one another to “trust the plan” as they waited for the day when President Donald Trump would orchestrate mass arrests, military tribunals and executions of his Satan-worshipping, child-sacrificing enemies. Keeping the faith wasn’t easy when Inauguration Day didn’t usher in “The Storm,” the apocalyptic reckoning that they have believed was coming for prominent Democrats and Trump’s “deep state” foes. QAnon followers…