Clarification on That Lovely Story Robin Hood

Robin Hood did not generally steal from the rich to give to the poor. The government stole money from the people through taxation, and Robin Hood took that stolen money from the government and gave it back to the people. This common misconception is easy to make, given that the government and the rich are usually either the same or very close to each other. Robin Hood’s nemeses were the King and sheriff. (Yes, I know this is a fictional story)

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