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Two nearly identical pics, two nearly identical titles. Vastly different reaction.
Submission 1:
Russian teenager Olga Misik reading the Russian constitution while being surrounded by armed Russian riot police is one of the most powerful images of bravery against injustice and oppression I have seen. Reminds me of the Tiananmen Square Tank Man
Result:
67k upvotes, makes the front page, awarded Reddit Gold. Redditors praise the brave teenager for fighting against Russia.
Submission 2:
This lone US protester being surrounded by armed American riot police is one of the most powerful images of bravery against injustice and oppression I have seen. Reminds me of the Tienanmen Square Tank Man.
Result:
53% downvoted, OP insulted in the comments, protester insulted in the comments. "Cops just doing their job".

ma1utama1uta wrote the following post Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:53:06 +0300

#colonialism #doublestandards #hypocrisy #metaprogramming #propaganda #selfcensorship #russia #usa
Tags: #colonialism, #doublestandards, #hypocrisy, #metaprogramming, #propaganda, #reddit, #russia, #selfcensorship, #usa
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