Texas Republicans Adopt QAnon “Storm” Slogan

The Houston Chronicle reports:

Texas Republicans defended their new slogan on Friday, dismissing claims that it has ties to an internet-driven conspiracy theory whose adherents President Donald Trump has praised in recent days. The slogan, “We are the storm,” uses nearly identical language to a popular rallying cry among followers of the debunked theory, known as QAnon.

“The slogan can be found all over social media posts by QAnon followers, and now, too, in emails from the Texas Republican Party and on the T-shirts, hats and sweatshirts that it sells,” the Times wrote. “It has even worked its way into the party’s text message system — a recent email from the party urged readers to “Text STORM2020” for updates.”

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