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Molly Roberts

writes about technology and society for The Washington Post's Opinions section.

David Reinert holding a Q sign waits in line with others to enter a campaign rally with President Donald Trump and U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Lou Barletta, R-Pa., Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

QAnon is terrifying. This is why.

"The Storm is coming," say the conspiracy theorizers whose grotesque imaginings terrified the country to attention this week. Maybe they're right. QAnon adherents encourage those...