A QAnon promoting mayor. Armed vigilantes looking to scare off antifa. And a heated fight over... an opioid treatment center? Reporter Jen Kinney takes us to one small town in Washington State, where the paranoid style of American politics is turning even the most everyday, local issues into conspiracy theories.
For more on this story, check out VICE Senior Staff Writer Anna Merlan's reporting.
VICE News Reports is produced by Jesse Alejandro Cottrell, Jen Kinney, Janice Llamoca and Julia Nutter. Our senior producers are Ashley Cleek and Adizah Eghan. Our associate producers are Sam Eagan, Sophie Kazis, and Adreanna Rodriguez. Sound Design and music composition by Steve Bone and Kyle Murdock.
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