QAnon Believers Are Heartbroken on Biden Inauguration Day, Create New Conspiracy Theories
QAnon believers expressed their shock and delusion while Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States.
Right Wing Watch reporter Jared Holt tweeted a hilariously sad QAnon forum.
The Daily Beast reporter Will Sommer tweeted more sob stories.
QAnon world not reacting great so far pic.twitter.com/e2edwmAIrs— Will Sommer (@willsommer) January 20, 2021
NBC News journalist Ben Collins tweeted more deluded and disappointed QAnon followers.
QAnon forums now:— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) January 20, 2021
"I dont think this is supposed to happen? How long does it take the fed to run up the stairs and arrest him?"
"It's like being a kid and seeing the big gift under the tree thinking it is exactly what you want only to open it and realize it was a lump of coal" pic.twitter.com/oBUF2cm3fT
TIME journalist Vera Bergengruen also tweeted the QAnon faithful falling apart.
Followers of QAnon feverishly believed today would be the long-awaited “Great Awakening” — a day when top Democrats, including most of the people on that platform, would be rounded up and arrested, all part of Trump's secret plan. It's not squaring with what they just watched. pic.twitter.com/ked56zEeeO— Vera Bergengruen (@VeraMBergen) January 20, 2021
Media Matters researcher Alex Kaplan tweeted QAnon message boards and Telegram channels that show the conspiracy theorists moving the goalposts to justify their insane delusions.
Here's a QAnon influencer already preparing to move the goalposts on QAnon about Biden taking office. pic.twitter.com/AIFOVoETjY— Alex Kaplan (@AlKapDC) January 20, 2021
Another QAnon influencer claims that it's "not like Q abandoned us." ("Q" hasn't posted since December.) pic.twitter.com/1KUJERI8dM— Alex Kaplan (@AlKapDC) January 20, 2021
One of the biggest QAnon channels on Telegram just now: "It simply doesn’t make sense that we all got played." pic.twitter.com/vccgC7qTnK— Alex Kaplan (@AlKapDC) January 20, 2021