In any other time, a president openly wondering if someone in his administration was committing the most heinous crime a person can commit against their own country would be earth-shattering news, leading to hearings and controversy for months.
But in the time when Donald Trump is president, such a statement is no more or less worrisome than anything else the president has said in the last weeks or months.
Welcome to life in These United States. Treason? It must be Wednesday.
But to the conspiracy theorists blindly marching under the banner of #QAnon, the president’s “TREASON?” tweet was something else: a sign that “the storm,” the massive purge of deep state Democrats and Hollywood pedophiles that Q has been forecasting for a year, was about to begin.
And Q-believers were having every part of it.