HBO ‘docuseries’ thinks it has ID’d ‘Q,’ and media are anxious to out him to you

HBO ‘docuseries’ thinks it has ID’d ‘Q,’ and media are anxious to out him to you
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[Ed. – I feel sorry for people filling their minds with this hysteria about “QAnon.”  I never paid much attention to it, but I did pay enough to recognize that it was never the driving force in an active plot against — well, anything.  It certainly couldn’t have been the organizing entity for the Capitol riot.  We’ll see if our badly corrupted justice system can still stand up to the task of sorting media propaganda about this from reality.  In the meantime, if HBO has misidentified “Q,” he’s going to end up owning HBO.]

Shot over the past three years, Cullen Hoback’s excellent Q: Into the Storm (March 21 on HBO) is a complex story about free speech, social media, anti-establishment fury, white nationalist intolerance, crackpot fantasy, and anarchist villainy, all of which contributed to the rise of the infamous conspiracy theory, which during Donald Trump’s presidency took hold of factions of the GOP, and helped fuel the insurrectionist January 6 Capitol riots. Part on-the-ground journalistic exposé, part sociological study of corrosive internet culture, and part whodunit, the six-part affair shines a spotlight on one of the darkest corners of contemporary American life.

What it locates in that gloom, among other things, is the apparent identity of Q himself: …

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