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Zorro

(15,852 posts)
Fri May 26, 2023, 01:28 AM May 2023

Newly Freed 'QAnon Shaman' Just Can't Keep His Mouth Shut

Just hours after his release, Jacob Chansley appeared to be leaning into the same conspiracies that got him into trouble in the first place.

Just hours after being released from federal custody Thursday, Jacob Chansley, the convicted Jan. 6 rioter dubbed “Qanon Shaman” for his distinctive Capitol riot costume, is back on Twitter. And it appears he isn’t giving up the bit.

In his first post back, Chansley uploaded a computer-generated image of himself howling in the back of a police car—while wearing his namesake headdress and red, white and blue face paint. The caption was just one word: “FREEDOM!!!”

Shortly after, Chansley posted a five-minute clip on the “Forbidden Truth Podcast” Twitter account. It contained a rambling monologue in which he insisted that he has “learned numerous lessons during the test which God has graced me with over the last two and a half years.”

“I have no animosity or hatred towards the United States federal government,” Chansley said. “And I have forgiven my captors, and I pray for them.”

https://www.thedailybeast.com/newly-freed-qanon-shaman-jacob-chansley-just-cant-keep-his-mouth-shut
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Newly Freed 'QAnon Shaman' Just Can't Keep His Mouth Shut (Original Post) Zorro May 2023 OP
Who is surprised by this? LetMyPeopleVote May 2023 #1
If it's posted on Twitter it could be anybody pretending to be him FakeNoose May 2023 #2
And I have forgiven him...until his next illegal transgression. nt OAITW r.2.0 May 2023 #3
Just like his fat yap Mango Messiah! Blue Owl May 2023 #4
Serious mental problems.... AZ8theist May 2023 #5
I have often heard stories about people who went on LSD trips and never came back DFW May 2023 #6
Good description... 2naSalit May 2023 #8
"And I have forgiven my captors" mnmoderatedem May 2023 #7
As a note - he was released from prison "early" (back at the end of March) BumRushDaShow May 2023 #9
Aw, he forgave his "captors"? That's real big of him. tanyev May 2023 #10

DFW

(54,834 posts)
6. I have often heard stories about people who went on LSD trips and never came back
Fri May 26, 2023, 04:18 AM
May 2023

They sounded exactly like what this lunatic is going through. He may have been connected to reality at some point, but reality was granted a divorce, and there has been no contact between them ever since.

2naSalit

(87,680 posts)
8. Good description...
Fri May 26, 2023, 05:42 AM
May 2023

It's the first comparison I could make about him. So far out there that there's not enough line to reel him back.

mnmoderatedem

(3,769 posts)
7. "And I have forgiven my captors"
Fri May 26, 2023, 05:38 AM
May 2023

what exactly have his "captors" done that requires forgiveness? He's the moron who stormed the Capitol.

BumRushDaShow

(131,667 posts)
9. As a note - he was released from prison "early" (back at the end of March)
Fri May 26, 2023, 07:14 AM
May 2023
https://www.wgbh.org/news/national-news/2023/03/31/u-s-capitol-rioter-the-qanon-shaman-is-released-early-from-federal-prison

and this was a final release from custody out of what was dubbed a "re-entry Center" (Daily Beast calls it a "halfway house" ).

tanyev

(42,923 posts)
10. Aw, he forgave his "captors"? That's real big of him.
Fri May 26, 2023, 08:00 AM
May 2023

A truly repentant lawbreaker would ask for forgiveness for himself.

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