Comment: That's why they tried to play dead

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That's why they tried to play dead

They were probably trying to balance needing new blood to up their numbers with this risk. So they made the call and then tried to play dead. Probably a mistake, but consider that many in the movement don't think that we have another 4-8 year window to change things.