When asked if she believed the retailer was involved in a global pedophilia conspiracy, she replied: “You know they are. You saw it. You watch the news just like I did.” The candidate then ended the interview. …
“I don’t know anything about QAnon. You know more than I know,” King said as she walked away.
This incident was far from the first time that Stanton King has treated baseless far-right conspiracy theories as truth. She has also used her Twitter to claim that the Black Lives Matter movement was “a major cover up for PEDOPHILIA and HUMAN TRAFFICKING.” In August, Stanton King tweeted “THE STORM IS HERE,” presumably reiterating the QAnon rallying cry that references the “storm,” a day of reckoning when QAnon followers believe Donald Trump will reveal the bad actors hidden within the deep state.
When asked to explain the tweet, she responded “It was raining that day,” despite weather reports indicating it was hot with no chance of precipitation in Atlanta on the day she sent that tweet.