Malinowski Got Death Threats After QAnon Went After Him - 2020-09-30

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F0.png Malinowski Got Death Threats After QAnon Went After Him September 30, 2020, Sarah Mimms, BuzzFeed News

WASHINGTON — Last month, the House Republican campaign committee falsely accused Democratic Rep. Tom Malinowski of lobbying to "protect sexual predators."

On Tuesday, followers of QAnon — a collective delusion that alleges President Donald Trump is fighting a Satanist cabal of elites who abuse children — targeted him, leading to death threats.

Malinowski had coauthored a bipartisan resolution last month that would have the House formally condemn QAnon and on Tuesday he was the subject of a "Q drop" — conspiracy-filled, false messages posted to message boards from the self-proclaimed US government insider to their followers. The post included a screenshot of Malinowski's resolution, but it also capitalized on a press release from the National Republican Campaign Committee that falsely alleged that Malinowski "lobbied to protect sexual predators," along with the message, "Those who scream the loudest…"

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{{cite news | first = Sarah | last = Mimms | title = Malinowski Got Death Threats After QAnon Went After Him | url = https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/sarahmimms/malinowski-qanon-republican-ad-false-sexual-predator-claims | work = BuzzFeed News | date = September 30, 2020 | accessdate = October 2, 2020 }}