Why we do this

A discussion about rats…
People from the Nunny are rats. Actually, people from Nunny are lower than rats. All comments that do not breach Reach’s discussion guidelines, apparently.
Comment with a dog-whistling stereotype.
A commenter couldn’t be bothered to do some basic research to establish it’s a tired stereotype that, actually, has never reflected the lived reality in either country.
In defence of the comment, nowhere has tried a policy of summary executions for neck tattoos, so there’s no evidence policy won’t be effective.
Most commenters avoid giving their thoughts any critical attention before committing them to the site.
Ukrainian refugees are acceptable, those from, say, African countries are not.
What might be the difference between a white Ukrainian passing through several safe countries to the UK, and refugees from other nations?
In the GT’s Bottom Half’s defence, this is a rare example in which decent comments were in the majority. It is possible!

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