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submitted 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago) by outrageousmatter to c/politics

Let's welcome the new moderators of c/politics.

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[-] givesomefucks 44 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

Did you even look at their post histories or just add the first people to volunteer?

One of them is running around this sub right now arguing for the dismantling of public education because they didn't enjoy highschool

Edit:

The top mod started pming me...

Apparently he just accepted the only people who said they wouldn't remove disinformation because that would primarily effect "the right"

Only two did and we chose them, wish we had more not trying to censor the right since some were saying “I’ll remove disinformation and etc.” Which violates one of our policy in giving the right a voice since look disinformation may be bad, but removing them is censorship and our goal is not to reform that echo chamber that was r/politics

https://i.imgur.com/0Maach1.jpg

This community is fucked.

No one is going to become a mod here unless they agree to let people spread propaganda...

[-] AToM_exe 28 points 10 months ago

20 years old, no job, far right and emotional unstable. I think we got the perfect candidate!

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[-] [email protected] 14 points 10 months ago

thank you for pointing this out. guess i'll be unsubscribing and looking for another politics community to join.

[-] UnaSolaEstrellaLibre 7 points 10 months ago
[-] givesomefucks 18 points 10 months ago

No, it's worse...

The top mode just pm'ed me saying he only accepted people who said they wouldn't remove disinformation.

Because that would mean more conservative comments got removed, and apparently that's biased and not what this sub is for.

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[-] Ensign_Crab 17 points 10 months ago* (last edited 10 months ago)

The new mod just defended Trump calling nazis "very fine people."

A civility rule attached to a community that regards platforming fascist misinformation as an obligation just results in mods bending over backwards to make things comfortable for fascists. We've all seen this shit happen on reddit, and I for one don't have the energy to participate in such a community here. I see no reason to provide content to help such a community flourish.

Any suggestions on another politics community that isn't hell-bent on becoming r/anothernazibar?

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[-] moosh 9 points 10 months ago

Welcome and good luck, I’m sure it’s bound to get rowdy around here.

[-] Yarla98 6 points 10 months ago

As with any controversial subjects, it is bound to get rowdy at times.

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[-] TokenBoomer 8 points 10 months ago

Remember to wait 30 minutes after eating before moderating, otherwise you’ll get a cramp.

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this post was submitted on 13 Jul 2023
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