A crackpot promoted by followers linking a tweet from former director to an imagined warning about an imagined Jihadi attack triggered the shutdown of a school fundraiser in a small Northern town.
“In the current political and social climate, schools and communities must take into consideration matters never before imagined,” organizers said in a statement scuttling the by the . They canceled the event “out of an abundance of caution,” the statement noted.
Conspiracy theorists on Twitter raised the possibility of a terror attack the day after Comey posted a humorous tweet last month listing the “five jobs I’ve had,” one of countless similar tweets by myriad users that are part of an ongoing Twitter gimmick.
QAnon followers noted that