What the Symbols Worn by Some Capitol Insurrectionists Mean
Some of the rioters at last week's assault on the Capitol were head-to-toe in combat gear. Others were decked out in bizarre combinations of furs, face paint and tattoos. More than just a few looked prepared to do battle. One man went viral for wearing a horned hat, fur pelts and also was covered with paint and had tattoos on his body. His tattoos include symbols from Nordic mythology, including Thor's hammer and a three triangle symbol, that have also been co-opted by several white supremacist groups.
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