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“If you’re reading this, it means our bets paid off,” the message began. “Big game spots are expensive so we couldn’t buy a full one. But we were inspired and decided to spend our entire marketing budget on 5 seconds of airtime. One thing we learned from our communities last week is that underdogs can accomplish just about anything when we come together around a common area,” it continued. “Who knows, maybe you’ll be the reason finance textbooks have to add a chapter on ‘tendies,'” the ad read. “Powerful things happen when people rally around something they really care about. And there’s a place for that. It’s called Reddit,” it finished. https://redstate.com/brandon_morse/2021/02/08/reddit-spikes-wall-street-football-in-brilliant-disruptive-ad-n323547
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Yet, while this celebration of piracy seems like innocent fun and pride in a local culture, there is danger in romanticizing ruthless cutthroats who created a crisis in world trade when they captured and plundered thousands of ships on Atlantic trade routes between the Americas, Africa and Great Britain. Why? Because it takes these murderous thieves who did terrible things — like locking women and children in a burning church — and makes them a symbol of freedom and adventure, erasing their wicked deeds from historical memory. These were men (and women) who willingly participated in murder, torture and the brutal enslavement of Africans and Indigenous peoples. https://www.dailywire.com/news/washpost-writer-triggered-by-tampa-bay-team-name-buccaneers
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More from Censorship Sucks

“If you’re reading this, it means our bets paid off,” the message began. “Big game spots are expensive so we couldn’t buy a full one. But we were inspired and decided to spend our entire marketing budget on 5 seconds of airtime. One thing we learned from our communities last week is that underdogs can accomplish just about anything when we come together around a common area,” it continued. “Who knows, maybe you’ll be the reason finance textbooks have to add a chapter on ‘tendies,'” the ad read. “Powerful things happen when people rally around something they really care about. And there’s a place for that. It’s called Reddit,” it finished. https://redstate.com/brandon_morse/2021/02/08/reddit-spikes-wall-street-football-in-brilliant-disruptive-ad-n323547
458 views · Feb 8th
Yet, while this celebration of piracy seems like innocent fun and pride in a local culture, there is danger in romanticizing ruthless cutthroats who created a crisis in world trade when they captured and plundered thousands of ships on Atlantic trade routes between the Americas, Africa and Great Britain. Why? Because it takes these murderous thieves who did terrible things — like locking women and children in a burning church — and makes them a symbol of freedom and adventure, erasing their wicked deeds from historical memory. These were men (and women) who willingly participated in murder, torture and the brutal enslavement of Africans and Indigenous peoples. https://www.dailywire.com/news/washpost-writer-triggered-by-tampa-bay-team-name-buccaneers
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