Exploring the Cult of QAnon

What exactly is QAnon? Is it a cult? And if it is a cult, does it represent any sort of danger to Americans — or indeed, the world?

We see it most clearly at Trump rallies or pro-Trump demonstrations: attendees waving a giant letter “Q” with an American flag background, or other QAnon related signs. They wear shirts saying “We Are Q,” or those with the cryptic slogan “WWG1WGA” on it. There have also been recent…