On this episode of SH!TPOST, we’re joined by Media Matters senior researcher Alex Kaplan to discuss the 62 congressional candidates who have, to varying degrees, voiced support for the QAnon conspiracy theory movement. We’ll also touch on news stories of the week, including the #StopHateForProfit campaign and Trump administration’s potential TikTok ban.

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Stories Referenced:

  • Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Starbucks, Target, Unilever, Verizon: all the companies pulling ads from Facebook (The Verge)
  • Facebook boycott organizers call Mark Zuckerberg meeting ‘a disappointment’ (The Verge)
  • Big tech CEOs agree to testify for House antitrust probe (Politico)
  • Here are the QAnon supporters running for Congress in 2020 (Media Matters)
  • Michael Flynn Taking The QAnon Oath (Twitter)
  • Longtime Trump Ally Roger Stone: ‘I Certainly Hope Q is Real’ (RWW)
  • Trump Regime Might Ban TikTok and Other Apps Owned by Chinese Tech Companies (Gizmodo)
  • Right-Wing Media Outlets Duped by a Middle East Propaganda Campaign (The Daily Beast)
  • Hate Groups Rake In PPP Loans as Racial Justice Movement Expands (Exposed by CMD)

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