False Flag Conspiracy Theory

Stories about right-wing conspiracy theories which claim news events were faked in some way

Far-right conspiracy theorists such as Alex Jones regularly peddle false flag conspiracy theories, claiming that events and tragedies, such as the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in which dozens of young children and teachers were murdered, are “false flag” events that were either faked entirely or carried out by someone other than the actual perpetrators to advance a hidden agenda or to frame people.