• Flying Squid
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    3910 months ago

    There are lots of pro-Putin Tankies. Lots and lots.

    • Björn Tantau
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      1510 months ago

      Funnily enough that’s what the right-wing nuts and left-wing nuts in Germany have in common. We’re living in the strangest timeline.

    • Marxine
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      410 months ago

      (I’m implying that you, as many others, equate “tankies” with “communists”)

      That’s why I restricted to only those worth their salt. Russian-right-wing larpers aren’t welcome in any communist group.

      • Flying Squid
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        1610 months ago

        Putin isn’t a communist. So no.

        • Marxine
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          410 months ago

          Afaik it’s consensus for communists to be both anti-NATO and anti-Putin, as is my case. But since lots of people now just use “tankie” as a derogatory term for “communist” instead of “Putin supporter and Russian supremacist”, I felt like making the distinction was a good call.

          • Flying Squid
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            810 months ago

            No, I definitely did not mean communist. I am a socialist, but I am sympathetic to communist ideas.

            • Marxine
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              410 months ago

              Then I’m glad to be your acquaintance, comrade. We might have different ideas on how things could be better and how to fight for them, but we definitely know what the real issues are.