Elon Musk Throws Weight Behind ‘QAnon Shaman’ After Security Cam Revelation, Calls for His Immediate Release

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Insisting that newly released video has washed away the underpinnings of the case against the man who for many became the face of the 2021 Capitol incursion, Elon Musk said Friday that the man Americans know as the “QAnon Shaman” should be freed.

Dressed in a horned fur headdress and wearing red, white and blue face paint, Jacob Chansley was one of the most photographed figures from the day when protesters breached and roamed the Capitol. For his role in the events of that day,  in November 2021 he was sentenced to 41 months in prison after pleading guilty to one count of obstructing an official proceeding.

Chansley has again emerged front and center in the controversy over Jan. 6, 2021, due to video footage that House Speaker Kevin McCarthy shared with Fox News host Tucker Carlson.

Two particular snippets feature Chansley. In one, he appears to be escorted by Capitol police, who make no attempt to physically stop him, but instead appear to be accompanying him through the Capitol

In a second snippet, he is shown and heard talking through a bullhorn to protesters outside the Capitol, telling the crowd that then-President Donald Trump wanted the protest to end.

With that as evidence, Musk’s tweeted verdict was terse:  “Free Jacob Chansley.”

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