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A documentary filmmaker believes he has finally uncovered the true identity of “Q,” the shadowy figure behind the extremist QAnon movement.
Ron Watkins, the longtime administrator of the 8kun message board, slipped up during an interview with Cullen Hobart, the filmmaker behind the HBO series “Q: Into the Storm.”
In a recorded interview, Watkins spoke to Hobart about how he shared claims about voter fraud in the wake of Trump’s 2020 election loss. Watkins let down his guard for a moment, giving Hobart what he argues is key evidence that Watkins and “Q” are the same person.
“It was basically three years of intelligence training, teaching normies how to do intelligence work. It was basically what I was doing anonymously before, but never as Q,” Watkins said to Hobart.
Watkins then tries to backtrack, grinning and clearing his throat, saying: “Never as Q. I promise. I am not Q.”
“Ron had slipped up: he knew it, and I knew it — and after three tireless years of cat-and-mouse,” Hobart said in the video.
It was long speculated by those investigating the QAnon movement that Watkins, the site’s administrator, was the one posing as the shadowy “Q.” The possibility that Watkins was himself the …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics