Prominent Pro-Trump QAnon leader Ron Watkins has told his followers to get on with their lives following Donald Trump’s presidential defeat.
Watkins, who ran a popular message board that held QAnon discussions, has told dedicated believers of the conspiracy theory on Telegram that it was time to get back to their normal lives.
Ron Watkins pulls the plug. This will be absolutely crushing to QAnon believers: pic.twitter.com/SfxJwCLCoU
— Jesselyn Cook (@JessReports) January 20, 2021
“We need to keep our chins up and go back to our lives as best we are able,” Watkins instructed his followers. “We have a new president sworn in, and it is our responsibility as citizens to respect the Constitution, regardless of whether or not we agree with the specifics. As we enter into the next administration, please remember all the friends and happy memories we made together over the past few years.”
Watkins seemingly peacefully accepting Joe Biden’s presidency is a far cry from the anti-democrat rhetoric that he has continuously spewed. He has been suspected of being the lone founder of the QAnon cult. He has posted unfounded claims of voter fraud on his platforms leading up to the election and after Joe Biden was named the president-elect. His outlandish tweets even earned him a retweet from Donald Trump himself.