Podcast: QAnon 101 with The Daily Beast’s Will Sommer

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The far-right QAnon conspiracy theory emerged in the Utah political sphere last week when it was reported that Republican Congressional candidate Burgess Owens appeared as a guest on an obscure YouTube channel dedicated to QAnon.

To understand what QAnon is, and why Owens seeming flirtation with the organization is so troubling, Will Sommer of the Daily Beast joins Managing Editor Bryan Schott on the podcast. Sommer reports on fringe and extremist elements in politics. We discuss what followers of the QAnon theory believe and whether the group is dangerous.




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