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Thread by @drawandstrike: "Here's something people with agendas deliberately forget. We weren't DIRECTLY involved in the Poland Solidarity movement EITHER. We just gav […]"

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Here's something people with agendas deliberately forget. We weren't DIRECTLY involved in the Poland Solidarity movement EITHER.

We just gave Lech Walesa an incredible amount of PUBLIC AND MORAL SUPPORT, that's all.
After the collapse of the Eastern satellite states & the Berlin Wall, people behind the Iron Curtain talked PLENTY about how much it MEANT TO THEM that Reagan, the Pope & Thatcher stood with them PUBLICLY and encouraged them to speak up/march.
All these people blathering about 'what kind of intervention you'd like to see the US make in Iran' are not asking that question in good faith.
There's a REASON people in Eastern Europe put up statues of Ronald Reagan in their countries. How many tanks or guns did Reagan send into Poland or Czechoslovakia?

This very stupid talking point is absurd on it's face.
Reagan inspired the people living behind the Iron Curtain by calling their evil rulers what they were - criminal thugs - and giving their oppressed people his moral and very PUBLIC support to push for democracy.
I spent 8 years watching people throw their hands up in high holy horror at Reagan.

"OMG DON'T CALL THEM CRIMINAL THUGS! DON'T TELL GORBACHEV TO TEAR DOWN THIS WALL! DON'T ENCOURAGE SOLIDARITY! YOU'RE GUNNA MAKE THE RUSSIANS MAD!"
Nobody builds statues to Warren Christopher, Cyrus Vance or Madeline Albright. No, these people put up REAGAN statues.

And we all know why.

Moral & public support means AN INCREDIBLE AMOUNT to oppressed people marching for their freedom.

GIVE IT TO THEM.
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