The family divide came into sharp focus last week, when Joseph Flynn tweeted just one letter, “Q,” prompting QAnon believers to rejoice. His Twitter mentions subsequently filled up with happy QAnon fans, who posted Q memes and “#WWG1WGA,” a reference to the conspiracy theory’s motto, “Where we go one, we go all.”
Flynn later deleted the tweet, claiming his Twitter account had been hacked. But even in backing away, he gave a nod to QAnon believers, saying he may have been hacked by “the team”—a seeming reference to the theory that Q is aided by the “Q team,” a mythical group of hackers working on Trump’s behalf.
“He clearly knew what he was doing, he was signaling to the QAnon community,” View said.
Redgate is even more prominent in the QAnon community than Joseph Flynn. She’s frequently tweeting “#WWG1WGA,” promoted a QAnon-themed rock song, and even appeared on Patriot’s Soapbox, a 24-hour YouTube livestream devoted to promoting QAnon. The channel’s creators played a key role in QAnon’s initial spread.