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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

They weren't quoting a contentious belief, they were representing rhetoric uncritically as fact. To quote from one of the comments left under the post: “they [action] because of [reason]” and “they ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

The answer did not quote the mendacious words of Hitler. On the contrary, the answer presented those odious views as beloging to the respondent, and and as an established fact. To make it clear: The ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

Have a look at this post in the main Meta: What causes a "Rude or offensive" comment flag to sometimes cause instant deletion? It is now closed as a duplicate of What is the SE version of ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

Probably an over sensitive/over protective keyword bot. Does Community respond to user flags? If so, then that might be part of it, if over sensitive people didn't like it and decided it needed to be ...
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Penises = rude and abusive?

That was probably not the reason Looking at the activity log for the answer... ...we find that the user was removed from Stack Exchange a mere 13 minutes after posting the answer. As far as I know, ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

"To know your answer you just need to dig up a bit of history..." That is not an answer, more an insult. Backed with a highly dubious argument about Hitler's motivations - I'd like to ...
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Should an answer be deleted as "spam or rude or abusive" for citing a historically held offensive belief?

Under normal circumstances I'm against the deletion of answers for merely being factually incorrect. However when someone is quoting the words of Hitler for any purpose other than a discussion of the ...
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