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How to Stop Conspiracy Moms

If we want women to stop pushing dangerous ideas online, we need to understand why they believe this bullshit

A “Save the Children” rally meant to decry human trafficking and pedophilia, linked to social media accounts promoting the QAnon conspiracy. Photo: Stephen Maturen/Getty Images

When you think of conspiracy theorists, it’s likely you’re picturing an older white man holed up in a basement surrounded by newspaper clippings and a scribbled-on blackboard. The more accurate and…