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You might be referring to the 4 flags you made a few hours ago. Of those flags, two were declined and two were accepted. A complaint about Ronald Reagan being referred to as "dumb". The flag was accepted and the answer was edited. A complaint about an answer to the question "What is Antifa" where your complaint was that "the poster insultingly implies that ...


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No, it is not. When you see a similar comment, please flag it as "rude or abusive". I took a look at the recently declined "rude or abusive" flags and found the comment quoted here under a question which got flagged as such. The flag was likely declined because the moderator who handled the flag read the question and found nothing rude or abusive about it (...


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For now, I'll focus on your most recent declined flag: You flagged this answer. I was not the mod that handled that flag, but if I were, I would also have declined it. Yet another identical offensive post. The question was about people like Ben Shapiro (e.g. washingtontimes.com/news/2017/sep/13/…) yet this user keeps posting inferences that they are ...


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Clearly, Philipp should have said: I'm sorry, but labeling all extremist conservatives who also hate government as racists is offensive. Your post implies that the only reason why someone might hate government is that they are an extremist, either conservative or liberal. And since the question implicitly defines hatred of government rather broadly, ...


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That's probably my fault. I agree that It violates the be-nice policy. When handling comment flags, you're given 2 buttons, and they're both negative d-words: "decline" and "delete". I clicked on the wrong one. I had realized after the fact, I clicked on the wrong one, but at the time, I had this notion that this was a user who wasn't familiar with ...


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Philipp will perhaps give his own answer here, but from what I recall he commented (I think alluding to your deleted comment) that if you have an answer write it as such, not as a comment. He also said something about supporting such claims (about who has an interest because of stock holdings etc.) with sources. Answers on politics SE don't always go in the ...


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Your answer should have been deleted. The general case for deleting an answer is when the "answer" is not an answer. That is, the post doesn't answer the question it purports to answer. This is where your post lives because: It's full of editorializing ("Extremists of all sorts ... are vain') Lacks any attempt to back-up its claims (such as, "Since federal ...


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