QAnon Followers Are Giving up on Their Conspiracy Theory After Biden’s Inauguration: ‘Is Anyone Still Holding the Line?’
One hour after President Joe Biden was inaugurated in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, QAnon conspiracy-theory chatrooms had an overwhelming — albeit, very familiar — sense of hopelessness.
“What are we waiting for now?” said one comment in a QAnon Telegram channel. “Is anyone still holding the line?” said another.
“So, was Q just one big lie and psyop that I foolishly followed and believed for over 3 years?” another user questioned.
In a QAnon message board, the discussion was similarly bleak: “Guys and gals, I’m losing my everloving mind right now. Is this really happening? Was this part of the plan?”