How much control?
Consider this, there is the formal military, and then there’s what we call “paramilitary”.
When you consider what the “digital soldier’s oath” of QAnon is, it’s a paramilitary oath to defend the United States against Satanic Democrats led by George Soros, whitewashed as a grass roots organization (really just another 4chan whisper campaign), under the guise of something supported by the formal military… Yes, white washed was a double entendre. Proof? Find the Black or Latino or Eskimo people who believe in this garbage and post all day long about it online, who aren’t monetizing it. 0.0
Yet, it’s a banner taken up by Michael Flynn, and at least a few freshman Congresspeople. So isn’t the more important question, “why so much influence”? How did 4chan, 8chan, ED, and Kiwi Farms make it this far in the 2020 Presidential race?