Hey rightwing gun nuts - arming slave victims would not have freed them because the gun trade actually fueled the slave trade

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re: #2 Destro

The one where Jews would have prevented the holocaust if they were armed comes to mind as stupid.

There are plenty of examples of how the Nazis responded to partisan attacks. A typical ratio was 10 to 100 dead for every Nazi shot or killed. Important Nazi deaths would require the massacre of an entire village or town, with everyone in it being killed, and the total destruction of the town.

Bands of armed Jews would have been faced with the burning of entire ghettos with everyone in them had they tried armed resistance. Is it really necessary to remind people that it took the combined military forces of the industrialized world five years to overcome the Germans?