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QAnon conspiracy believers complain of being ‘isolated from loved ones’ during holidays

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Believers in the rightwing conspiracy QAnon, an elaborate fantasy in which President Donald Trump and Robert Mueller are secretly working together to battle a cabal of prominent people who are child molesters, complained of being lonely and isolated from loved ones in a new Daily Beast report.

QAnon believers “lamented that their belief in the bizarre right-wing conspiracy theory had isolated them from friends or family,” and that the loneliness was “keenly felt over the holidays.”

It’s part of a trend that has followed the year-old conspiracy theory, which has reportedly broken up families.

The story was sourced to four conspiracists, “two diehards and two who are beginning to experience doubts.”

One of the believers, a man, said that he has now joined a support group for QAnon believers who are increasingly estranged from family and friends.

“You hear about a lot of people, their spouses rolling their eyes and not seeing,” he said. “I’m trying to wake up my wife and head off potential disaster in the future and she just rolls her eyes. She thinks I’m nuts.”

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Another woman lamented that no one she knows in person wants to hear about her conspiracy theories.

“I stopped trying to tell them. I stopped. Nobody wants to hear it,” she said. “They say you’re a conspiracy nut and you’re looking at wacky stuff on the internet.”

One of the QAnon believers lost a friend of 60 years to her beliefs.

“She humiliated me on my =Facebook page,” she said. “There are other incidences as well. I keep it to myself that I follow QAnon. Some of my other friends follow as well.”

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An expert who studies the QAnon phenomenon told the Beast that he’s seen a lot of chatter about lost relationships within the conspiracy community but that the believers still think they will be vindicated.

“They often comfort themselves by imagining that there will be a moment of vindication sometime in the near future which will prove their beliefs right,” he said. “They imagine that after this happens, not only will their relationships be restored, but people will turn them as leaders who understand what’s going on better than the rest of us.”

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‘Everyone knows what to expect’ at Trump’s Amway Center re-election kickoff

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Donald Trump considers himself a legendary salesman, but can he really sell America on giving him four more drama-filled years at the White House?

Tuesday, he'll make his big pitch.

The 2020 reelection kickoff rally is being held in Orlando, Florida and campaign operations chief Michael Glassner says the "historic" event "has already generated tens of thousands of ticketing requests."

There's little mystery about how the night will go down.

Expect Trump, the self-promoting hero of his ghost-written book "The Art of the Deal," to claim the US economy is richer, the military stronger, and the country more respected than ever in history.

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Florida man’s own family blasts him after he was arrested for racist threats: ‘This isn’t how we were raised’

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After a Florida man was arrested for trying to start a race war, a member of his own family slammed his values.

"A Florida man’s social media posts that threatened violence against African-Americans, Jews and homosexuals and that urged his followers to start a race war netted him a $1 million bond," the Miami Herald reported Saturday. "And then there’s another $100,000 bond he would have to pay to get out of Lee County Jail because of a weapons charge."

Joshua Leff, 40, is being held in the Lee County Jail.

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Trump accuses newspaper of ‘virtual act of treason’ for reporting on a story that made him look awful

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President Donald Trump attacked an American newspaper for reporting a story that made him look bad.

"Do you believe that the Failing New York Times just did a story stating that the United States is substantially increasing Cyber Attacks on Russia. (sic) This is a virtual act of Treason by a once great paper so desperate for a story, any story, even if bad for our Country ... also, not true," the commander-in-chief tweeted on Saturday evening.

"Anything goes with our corrupt news media today," Trump argued.

"They will do, or say, whatever it takes, with not even the slightest thought of consequence," he continued.

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