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Two nearly identical pics, two nearly identical titles. Vastly different reaction.
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
67k upvotes, makes the front page, awarded Reddit Gold. Redditors praise the brave teenager for fighting against Russia.
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.
53% downvoted, OP insulted in the comments, protester insulted in the comments. "Cops just doing their job".
#colonialism #doublestandards #hypocrisy #metaprogramming #propaganda #selfcensorship #russia #usa