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Right now, the greatest potential for violence is from the Mexican government, not from the uprisers; which means that attention and pressure from other governments, and in particular the US, can make a difference.
When, usually by surprise, an uprising, it is quelled quickly and the uprisers are labelled traitors and persecuted publicly.
That's about all I can do off the top of my head; but the point is that history tends to make Burke's argument that it is not the righteousness of the uprisers but rather the weakness of the existing government that brings about an overthrow.
This attitude that criticism is betrayal is alive in the general American population, which uses it to suppress Indian uprisers who wear the American flag on their seat of their pants and pour red paint down Mount Rushmore.
During the Intifada (uprising) in 1991 and because of his belief in justice and anti‐oppression, he stood beside the uprisers against the Ba´ath regime and the corrupt system.
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