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The Polka Dot Brigade #6


A group of people that had finally had enough of the bullying formed and they were immediately branded radicals and polka dot bigots. Poor Tom, who'd taken his own life after being hounded and harrassed, became their icon. They fought back, even in the midst of censorship, bullying and extreme violence.

They're still fighting today. Did the silent majority stay silent too long and give the Polka Dot Brigade too much time to get too powerful? Only time will tell.

This story was completely fictional. After all, something like that could not possibly ever happen in real life... could it?

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    Neville Hunt 7 months ago

    I’m with Tom; I love polka dots... but just on ladies’ dresses and tablecloths.

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    Neville Hunt 7 months ago

    Sorry, Christopher, accidental comment posted above which should have been on #2.

    This is scary. But I dare not be seen to be partisan. I’m getting out the paint now and cutting out some circles as I write....

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    Christopher 7 months ago

    Thanks, Neville. It sounds silly on the face of it but you could replace the words polka dots with other things and it's exactly what's going on today.

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    Rachel Bee 6 months ago

    Spot on! (sorry)

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    Christopher 6 months ago

    Teehee. Thanks, Rachel.

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    Drew Martyn 6 months ago

    Haha that's a great series with a brilliantly portrayed analogy. As someone once said "the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing" (or something similar).

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    Christopher about 1 month ago

    Thanks, Drew. Sorry for being so late in responding, but I took my sabbatical from Drablr just as you came back apparently. Now I'm back and you're gone again!

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