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Old 06-12-2019, 07:09 AM
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Originally Posted by WillFarnaby View Post
Thankfully your ideological martyrdom didnít stop the Underground Railroad. Perhaps you would have counseled enslaved workers to stay and stamp an indignant foot. Maybe those who fled Nazi persecution should have got political? Would that have saved them?
This "counseling victims to stay" and "stamp an indignant foot" is entirely a straw man. I've never heard of any liberal/progressive who said that people shouldn't move if they think they'll have a better life somewhere else. Maybe someone, somewhere once said this, but the idea that this is a prominent liberal or progressive position is entirely fictional.