Far-right influencer Baked Alaska sentenced for his role in Capitol riot

Posted on AllSides January 10th, 2023
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A white nationalist influencer was sentenced to 60 days in prison on Tuesday for his role in the US Capitol riot.

Anthime Gionet, better known by his nickname "Baked Alaska", pleaded guilty to a misdemeanour charge of unlawfully demonstrating inside the Capitol on 6 January 2021.

The charge carries a maximum penalty of six months behind bars.

Prosecutors had asked for a sentence of 75 days in jail.

Gionet grew up in Alaska - his nickname is a reference to his birthplace and his love of marijuana - and worked...

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