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Zelenskyy calls on Russians to 'protest' and 'fight back' against Putin's draft if they 'want to survive' Russia/Ukraine

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u/nictheman123 Sep 23 '22

To be fair, that place was "way the fuck over there where they can't reach us" so there's some sense to that.

Did they revolt? Sure. Did they do any damage to the homeland, Parliament, or the monarchy? Not at all!

Good for keeping control of the colony? Perhaps not. Good for keeping the brewing peasant revolt from harming anyone you consider important? Absolutely!

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u/Sentinel-Wraith Sep 23 '22

To be fair, that place was "way the fuck over there where they can't reach us" so there's some sense to that.

Did they revolt? Sure. Did they do any damage to the homeland, Parliament, or the monarchy? Not at all!

Captain John Paul Jones: "Am I a joke to you?"

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u/nictheman123 Sep 23 '22

First of all, here's a reddit formatting guide to help you with those block quotes

Second, he managed to partially damage one port town and failed to take some minor Earl hostage according to that article you just listed. So, as far as doing damage to the British homeland, yeah, kinda a joke.

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u/ThroatMeYeBastards Sep 23 '22

I enjoyed reading about this, take my upvote