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QAnon Believes Trump’s Latest Video Is a Secret Message Just for Them

It’s been a tough 18 months for QAnon followers. Their leader Q has disappeared. Former President Trump has been kicked off major platforms like Twitter, and President Joe Biden remains firmly in the Oval Office. 

But this week, there was hope. More than hope, in fact: QAnon followers believed they’d seen incontrovertible proof that Trump was still in charge and that everything was going to plan.

When Trump posted what most observers saw as a campaign ad for a 2024 presidential run on his Truth Social account on Monday—in between peddling baseless conspiracy theories about that FBI search of his house and riling up his base to the point that a federal judge’s home address was doxxed online—QAnon followers saw something different.

Soon after the video was posted, QAnon believers who are keen to see signs in virtually everything Trump does and says, claimed that the video’s soundtrack contains a song called “WW1WGA,” one of the best-known phrases associated with the QAnon movement (it means, “where we go one, we go all”). The song is by an artist called “Richard Feelgood.”

The claim sent the Q universe into freak-out mode. 

“I don’t know who needs to hear this but the song playing behind Trump and Scavino’s storm video is literally called Wwg1wga,” a QAnon influencer with over 200,000 followers wrote on his Telegram channel.  “If that’s not a Q proof then I don’t know what is. Boom.”

For days, the QAnon world has been celebrating what it sees as proof that they were right all along.

There’s only problem with all of this: The track on the video is not a song titled “WWG1WGA” by Richard Feelgood, but is, according to a statement sent to VICE News by Trump spokesperson Taylor Budowich, a song called “Mirrors”, by TV and film composer Will Van De Crommert, who has composed music for everything from Saturday Night Live to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

But as is so often the case, QAnon believers interpreted the real world in a way that conforms to their warped worldview.

The video features Trump speaking ominously about a “nation in decline” over a soundtrack of thunderstorms and rain—which immediately appealed to the QAnon audience, who have spent the last four-and-a-half years waiting for “the storm” to arrive. 

Then, after the song was misidentified, other QAnon followers pointed out that it came from  Feelgood’s 2020 album “Silver Cloud 5,” which is available on Spotify. The album also contains tracks titled: “Q Sent Me,” “Antifa Assholes,” and “Adrenochrome Shit” which references the hardcore QAnon conspiracy theory that the Democratic and Hollywood elite drink the blood of terrified children containing the life-preserving chemical adrenochrome.

“Holy smokes!! What an amazing confirmation,” one member of a Telegram channel dedicated to QAnon wrote. “Looks like I have a new favorite song.”

The false claim was given even added credence when ​​it appeared to be confirmed by media watchdog Media Matters, which used ​​both Google’s voice assistant and Apple’s Shazam app to match the music to the track from Feelgood’s 2020 album. Media Matters did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Despite constantly telling people to “do your own research” QAnon believers didn’t appear to question the claim, and continued to post about how this was an absolute vindication of everything they had ever believed.

“There has been a ton of Q proofs throughout the years, but if you needed a direct proof from POTUS himself, here it FOOKING IS!!!!!,” one Telegram user wrote.

Over on the Great Awakening message board, users took the inclusion of the song as evidence that Trump was still somehow in charge of the nation and all was going to plan.

“​​Can it even be denied now? Trump is trying to make it plainly obvious to us that everything is under control and not to worry, the Q plan is still in motion,” the user wrote. Another added: “Not sure how any liberal can deny any of this.”

In another QAnon Telegram channel, one user pointed out that the message was being spread further than just Truth Social, as Fox News host Sean Hannity had played the video on his top-rated show on Wednesday night.

And soon followers were diving further down the rabbit hole to generate even more outlandish conspiracy theories. One follower pointed out that former President John F. Kennedy, who is a central figure within QAnon lore, had a physician called Dr. Feelgood—meaning this must all be connected.

While QAnon’s core audience remains on Telegram, Truth Social has become an increasingly important platform for the conspiracy and Trump has used it in the past  to promote QAnon content.

In fact, many within the QAnon community view the @Q account on Truth Social, which was created even before Trump’s own account was, as the real successor to the person who posted on 4chan and 8chan for years.

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David Gilbert, Khareem Sudlow