A simple r/NintendoSwitch post announcing an event cancellation turned user and moderator against one another.
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"Please be aware that the previously announced Overwatch launch event scheduled for Wednesday, 10/16 at NintendoNYC has been cancelled by Blizzard."
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That was the post locked by moderator MegaMagnezone on the grounds that it was political.
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Users took this as an abuse of power, as a Switch game launch event definitely belongs on the Switch subreddit.
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MegaMagnezone only doubled down, and mods eventually stealth changed a rule so that it included "no politics."
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Eventually the push back forced the mods to apologize, although MegaMagnezone won't be removed.
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Some users split off to make their own subreddit in protest of the decision to keep the offending mod.
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