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Democracy Manifest / A Succulent Chinese Meal

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Added by Adam • Updated 3 months ago by Philipp

Democracy Manifest / A Succulent Chinese Meal
Category: Meme Status: Confirmed Year: 2009 Origin: YouTube Region:
Type: Viral Video, Copypasta,
Tags: democracy, england, video, police, hungarian, hungary, russell furman, wtmrecut, superduck, a succulent chinese meal, you know your judo well, cecil george edwards,
Democracy Manifest / A Succulent Chinese Meal

About

Democracy Manifest or Succulent Chinese Meal refers to a clip of petty criminal Cecil George Edwards being wrongfully arrested in Sydney, Australia. While the police attempt to put him into a car, Edwards gives an impassioned speech with an eloquent accent, calling the arrest "Democracy Manifest" and complaining that a policeman has grabbed his penis.

Origin

On January 12th, 2009, YouTuber Russell Furman posted the clip of Edwards being arrested under the title "Democracy Manifest," gaining over 1.1 million views in ten years (shown below).



Mister, you just assured me that I could speak. Look, I'm under what? Gentlemen, this is democracy manifest. Have a look at the headlock here, see that chap over there? he- GET YOUR HAND OFF MY PENIS! This is the bloke who got me on the penis people. Why did you do this to me, for what reason, what is the charge? Eating a meal? A succulent chinese meal? Oh, that's a nice headlock sir, oh, ah yes, I see that you know your judo well. Good one. And you sir, are you waiting to receive my limp penis? How dare – get your hands off me! Ta-ta, and farewell.

Spread

The video spread in a series of remixes over the following years. For example, on September 21st, 2013, WTMRecut paired the audio with footage from The Dark Knight Rises, gaining over 255,000 views (shown below, left). On April 24th, 2015, YouTuber SuperDuck Videos posted a remix of the clip (shown below, right).



On Reddit, the video was posted June 9th, 2015, to Reddit's /r/videos.[1]. The backstory has been covered by Unilad[2] and Sick Chirpse.[3] It has also been posted to /r/publicfreakout[4] gaining over 220 points.

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Tags: democracy, england, video, police, hungarian, hungary, russell furman, wtmrecut, superduck, a succulent chinese meal, you know your judo well, cecil george edwards,


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