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How QAnon, the bizarre pro-Trump conspiracy theory, took hold in right-wing circles online

February 20, 2019 | 10:49 PM GMT
QAnon, a baseless conspiracy theory, is fueled by right-wing outrage online and in the real world. The movement started when President Donald Trump cryptically referred to the "calm before the storm" in October of 2017.