Researchers saw QAnon invade wellness, religious, and new age communities on Facebook right as the pandemic began to grip the U.S.

Now, people who were interested in stuff like crystals and energy believe Trump is a "light worker," saving the children.
You know Cristina Gomez from her anti-mask tirade at a Palm Beach County board meeting, accusing everyone of pedophilia.

One month before that, she wasn't even a Trump fan.

What changed? Facebook groups and YouTube.
Extremism experts say QAnon is radicalizing people at warp speed because, in a pandemic and recession, fighting against the Satanic cannibals gives them power.

They're taking advantage of what @_Shan_Martinez_ calls a "Trauma pandemic."
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