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Actually if you look carefully, by the time the story concludes it's become all about the followers and henchmen; Korach is pretty much moot. The verse actually says the pit swallowed Dasan, Aviram, and Korach's stuff. By the time a fight gets big, whatever cause was technically the original spark is often forgotten.
So, I asked a Rov and got a few answers: By the golden calf, the party lines were split cleanly. When Moshe Rabeinu called out מי לה׳ אלי, all the Leviim came forward and nobody else did. (Whatever amount of participation there was, that announcement and response shows something) Over here, there were many people from Shevet Reuven involved, so it wasn't a ...
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