Posts mentioning China instantly downvoted?

I’ve noticed that anything that so much as mentions China very quickly ends up with at least one downvote, sometimes more. As far as I can tell, they’re just downvoting anything related to China as a matter of principle. They’re certainly not bothering to ask any questions or investigate further. Should this sort of behavior be allowed?

@pimento
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That could be from users on lemmy.ml. Personally I dont think its worth to dig into the database because of that, someone will always disagree.

@ksynwa
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Admins with access to the instance’s database have banned a person for doing this before. We can do it again. I’m not opposed to it.

flufficat
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It is only a few people on lemmy luckily and downvotes don’t seem to negatively effect a post that much which is nice.

Seabourne_PLA's
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There’s not a lot that can be done about it, other than a dev doing a bit of deeper research and banning that person.

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