Vice News reports:
In the hours after the news broke, QAnon followers didn’t celebrate. Instead, they frantically scrambled to explain why he couldn’t possibly have done what he’s accused of doing.
“Gaetz is working WITH FBI to catch an extortion racket,” a member of one prominent QAnon Telegram channel wrote. “The deep state media is using Matt Gaetz to distract us from the recent Ghislaine Maxwell drops and information,” a member of a different Telegram QAnon channel wrote.
Another user said the story was a smear campaign designed to undermine Gaetz’s ambitions for a possible 2024 presidential ticket with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis: “Gaetz and DeSantis are 2024 President material. Might be why DOJ is trynna target him.”
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QAnon followers have been waiting for the moment when lawmakers would be made to answer for their crimes of child sex trafficking.
Now that Matt Gaetz is reportedly being investigated for sex trafficking, QAnon still thinks it’s all part of the plan.https://t.co/obHHohw4Yg
— VICE News (@VICENews) March 31, 2021