Q Followers: 'Was It All A Psyop?' 'Is The Military President Now?' 'What Does It All Mean?'
Q is gone.
Well, technically Q has been gone since December 8, but given the fact that Joe Biden is president now, it would be awfully difficult to continue the ruse and resurface again. And those who have followed the conspiracy are now in flux. They're flooding their message boards and Telegram groups, begging for "hopium" — theories to help them believe that they haven't just wasted several years of their lives on a LARP, that it was all real all along and that "patriots are in control." They're trying to sort out "what it all means" for them going forward. They're crying out in anguish, trying to figure out how the "Satanic Pedophiles" won and why they were allowed to do so.
"Trump did nothing. The military did nothing the country was handed over to them and everyone watched."
Some are close to giving up. Some are saying they'll hold on forever. And some are feeling outright betrayed by Donald Trump, who they say encouraged them to believe in all of this nonsense.
They're not wrong about the latter. Trump had every opportunity to tell these people that this was all nonsense, but all he said was "I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate." He never discouraged them, because why would he discourage people from worshiping him? Even if they are a bunch of lunatics who think Tom freaking Hanks is running a cabal of Satanic pedophiles?
On the GreatAwakening.win board, user FlashGordon posted:
Listen. If after the dust settles and we conclude that Q was a psy op, then we can't trust Trump or his family.
Trump morse coded "Q" at 4:20. He spoke with 17 flags in background. Pence has the Punisher logo behind him. The continual use of "The best is yet to come".
We're not schizo's or larpers. Our leadership knew exactly what they were doing. So here we are. What are we going to do?
Please understand this, and keep praying. We need all the help we can get.
When someone suggested that it was just silly that Trump would betray his followers, FlashGordon explained that he was at the January 6 rally and believed that Trump wouldn't have let his followers storm the Capitol or allowed people to die if there wasn't a plan, but that no "plan ever materialized."
User weholdthesetruths wrote a post titled "If Q was a deep state psyop I just don't understand what the point was":
To keep up placated? By riling us up in the first place? If they knew they were going to steal the election (and we know it was stolen), why fill our heads with this horrible pedophile shit? Why give us every reason in the world to HATE them? None of us would have felt like we needed to take up arms right now if they hadn't filled our heads with that story. We'd be bummed our guy lost but not like this. The only reason I can fathom is to foment civil war. Because that feels like where we're going now. Did Trump fuck us? Was he one of them? Was he part of the plan somehow to push us into civil war?
I just can't fathom why Q would be anything other than what we thought it was. And if so...how can this be the end of the movie?
To be entirely fair, "the horrible pedophile shit" was pretty much a bunch of crap they made up themselves/got from a mentally disturbed guy who was on a few episodes of "Vanderpump Rules." They played a game of telephone or exquisite corpse in which they kept making up more and more ridiculous things and then decided they were all "connected." They filled their own heads with that story.
Even Ron Watkins, son of Jim Watkins — the owner of 8kun, the site where Q posted — appeared to be giving up in a post on Telegram. Though he assured Q followers that perhaps the real QAnon was (yes really) the friends they made along the way:
We gave it our all. Now we need to keep our chins up and go back to our lives as best we are able.
We have a new president sworn in and it is our responsibility as citizens to respect the Constitution regardless of whether or not we agree with the specifics or details regarding officials who are sworn in.
As we enter into the next administration please remember all the friends and happy memories we made together over the past few years.
Ill have more to say in a few days regarding a new project i'm currently fleshing out.
Somehow I am guessing that it is a project meant to make him a lot of money. There has been speculation since almost the beginning that Jim Watkins and his family were the "brains" behind QAnon, including from Frederick Brennan, the previous owner of 8chan.
In another sad case of projection, since Q's main promise was that there would be mass executions of Democrats and the media, some speculated that perhaps Q was all a ruse to get them onto "lists" for the purpose of putting all of them in camps so that we can murder them. You know, for Satan. Whom we love.
Of course, as predicted, there hasn't been much of a Great Disappointment. Most of the people remaining on the boards and in the chatrooms last night and this morning are true believers clinging onto hope that this is all still a ruse to catch all of the evil criminals in the act. Right now, the prevailing theory is that Joe Biden isn't the president — the military is.
One particularly special post on the QResearch board on Poal laid this theory out quite nicely, in a response to someone asking "If it's over, why were there 17 flags at today's send off of POTUS?" (Q being the 17th letter of the alphabet.)
So what would be the point of using 17 flags at Andrews Airforce Base to greet the President? And why did POTUS say the last plague was in 1917 instead of the real date of 1918?
For that matter, why did acting DOD head Chris Miller recently get emotional when thanking Mike Pence, referencing one of the most complex military operations this country has ever seen?
Unless the Military is completely infiltrated with traitors, how could they allow a Presidential election to be outright stolen? This is an even bigger attack on the nation than if a foreign country bombed us. I just don't understand how this would be allowed.
I'm looking for confirmation -- a reason to stay in this fight. What do you think?
It is not over, at 12 noon today once Biden took the oath of office, there was officially no legal President.
Only in a circumstance where the Military has proof that there is no lawful seated President can they enact their constitutional duty to safeguard the Republic. This is not the end just the beginning, just as Trump said.
As of today the new sheriff in town is the US armed forces, the government has constitutionally invalidated itself of any power or legitimacy. It had to happen this way for it to be done by the book, to the letter of the law. Otherwise it would have been an unlawful Military coupe.
Now they have the green light.
And no one wants an unlawful Military coupe!
@RobynElyse Lawful Military coupe. https://t.co/Z4e1I75Mp1— Doktor Zoom (@Doktor Zoom)1611196440.0
There's been a lot of hand-wringing about the 17 flags, the belief that Trump did the morse code for "Q" in his video address about the violence at the Capitol, and a tweet/Instagram post from Trump Wineries for National Popcorn Day on January 19 that many believed was a message telling them they would get to eat popcorn while "enjoying the show." How could all of these incredible coincidences have occurred without Q being real?!
There has also been something of a sovereign citizen crossover episode happening, with several claiming that the "corporation" of the Unites States of America dissolved at noon yesterday and that FEMA will be taking over — which is rather interesting in light of the fact that many of these people were desperately afraid of being put in "FEMA camps" during the Obama administration.
COULD THIS HAVE BEEN THE PLAN ALL ALONG?
So FEMA takes over at midnight and operates according to their oath of allegience to the Constitution. And with the Corp of the US dissolved, we return to our ORIGINAL constitution, prior to the illegal Act of 1871, and reclaim our sovereign status and declare DC to be an enemy occupation.
The military then handles arrests, tribunals, and new elections. Trump had to step aside so that he would NOT be a party to any of this action. Purely military response to an attempted coup/insurrection.
After all the tribunals are over, we have elections to replace 95% of our govt who took extended vacays at GITMO. Trump, who was the legitimate winner of the pres race (and there is proof that he won BIGLY), is inaugurated on March 4 as the 19th president of the Restored Republic. [SIC all over the place]
The thing we have to watch out for now, more than these people throwing themselves off of bridges because they think Satanic pedophiles control the world or even continuing to "trust the plan," is that they are now in a place psychologically to be radicalized even further. They're vulnerable because they're hurt, they're angry, they've isolated themselves from their friends and family and perhaps even embarrassed themselves so deeply that they feel they can't go back. They're addicted to increasingly extreme beliefs, willing to believe practically anything anyone else makes up, and many of them have spent years in these message boards filled with absolutely grotesque anti-Semitism and racism (most of these conspiracies having their roots in anti-Semitism to begin with). There will be a mass QAnon to QANazi trajectory, just like there was with the MRAs and the incels and the Gamergate trolls.
I wish I could say "it's over" but I don't think it is.
Wonkette is independent and fully funded by readers like you. Click below to tip us!
Robyn Pennacchia is a brilliant, fabulously talented and visually stunning angel of a human being, who shrugged off what she is pretty sure would have been a Tony Award-winning career in musical theater in order to write about stuff on the internet. Follow her on Twitter at @RobynElyse