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In which an old dog attempts to learn new tricks.
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Poppy mania
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lab_jazz From: lab_jazz Date: November 12th, 2017 08:15 am (UTC) (Link)
I've never noticed any indication that the wearing of poppies has been hijacked by the right wing, so I'm assuming that it's mainly happening in Europe.

Yeah I agree, specially after looking at the twitter feed link that you posted, that the whole thing is now lacking it's original meaning, the way that everybody is jumping on the bandwagon.
(says Lyn as she chooses her poppy icon)
heleninwales From: heleninwales Date: November 12th, 2017 08:33 am (UTC) (Link)
I think it's specifically Britain and even more specifically England where the right wing louts have been hijacking the poppy for their own ends. That's been happening for a while, but the commercial companies jumping on the bandwagon to enhance their brand is very recent and needs nipping in the bud.
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