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'Pizzagate' — The deranged conspiracy theory that jumped from hashtag to IRL violence

On Sunday afternoon, an armed man walked into pizzeria Comet Ping Pong in Washington, D.C., firing his weapon at least once and causing a whole lot of havoc. SEE ALSO: Reddit’s Trump trolls are freaking out—and they’re right The reason for his actions? He was there to “self-investigate” an online conspiracy theory now handily known to those online as “Pizzagate,” one of the weirdest, most grotesque Hillary Clinton conspiracy theories ever circulated (which is saying…

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