After being forced off mainstream social media, QAnon followers fled to the outer reaches of the internet and, since then, QAnon’s gamification of reality has morphed into more pragmatic goals – like electing certain politicians. Chief among them is Donald Trump, whose occasional flirtation with the movement has moved to more of an open embrace.
Mia Bloom – Professor of communication, Georgia State University
Alex Kaplan – Senior researcher, Media Matters for America
Kurt Eichenwald – Author and journalist
Julian Feeld – Host and producer, QAnon Anonymous podcast