Listen: Why QAnon Is So Successfully Infiltrating The Wellness Community
“You’ve got people with a lot of money, who aren’t very engaged in civic life, who are getting a lot of their information from people who aren’t experts…so it’s kind of this alarming combination of factors…waiting for QAnon to arrive.”
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On today's episode:
1. QAnon is finding fresh life in the New Age world through yoga, wellness, and spirituality communities. These predominantly female groups are being targeted with very specific “pastel” recruitment tactics, and many are turning out to be easy prey.
LA Times reporter Laura J. Nelson joins us today to explain the “woo-Anon” phenomenon and the future of QAnon.
2. A judge ruled that Britney Spears will be allowed to choose her own lawyer for her conservatorship battle, and she celebrated by going horseback riding and doing cartwheels.
3. Chrissy Teigen wrote a lengthy post on Instagram about being a member of what she calls the “cancel club.”