Conspiracy theory peddling InfoWars host Alex Jones apologized on Friday for spreading the unfounded conspiracy theory that a D.C. pizza restaurant was at the center of a child sex-abuse ring run by Hillary Clinton.
But outside the White House on Saturday, the theoretical audience for InfoWars and all matters of PizzaGate conspiracy news didn’t seem to care much. A small group of protesters who believe that the White House must investigate claims of sex trafficking at a local pizza place gathered to convince people that the issue is real.
As The Hill editor Will Sommer pointed out on Twitter, many of the protesters had their hearts in the right place: stopping child sex trafficking. They were just badly misinformed, thanks to conspiracy theorists like Jones. Read more…
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