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16th Feb '16 2:17:27 PM malifee
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* [[Characters/TheThickOfIt Emma Messinger]] of ''Series/TheThickOfIt'', except replace "Republican" with "Tory" (well, [[NoPartyGiven probably Tory]]). Doesn't keep her from sleeping with (probable) Labour man Olly Reeder.

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* [[Characters/TheThickOfIt Emma Messinger]] of ''Series/TheThickOfIt'', except replace "Republican" with "Tory" (well, [[NoPartyGiven probably Tory]]).Tory]]): She's posh, she's blonde, she's ambitious and she's a conservative. Doesn't keep her from sleeping with (probable) Labour man Olly Reeder.
28th Jan '16 2:40:09 PM LondonKdS
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* This is the archetype played into by the sexy youngish extreme-right politician Benedikte Nedergaard in the final season ''Series/{{Borgen}}'', although despite being a Nordic racial nationalist she's dark-haired. She's also rather cleverer than average, as by the end of the series she's implied to be about to become the leader of her party.

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* This is the archetype played into by the sexy youngish extreme-right politician Benedikte Nedergaard in the final season of ''Series/{{Borgen}}'', although despite being a Nordic racial nationalist she's dark-haired. She's also rather cleverer than average, as by the end of the series she's implied to be about to become the leader of her party.
28th Jan '16 7:58:49 AM LondonKdS
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* This is the archetype played into by the sexy youngish extreme-right politician Benedikte Nedergaard in the final season ''Series/{{Borgen}}'', although despite being a Nordic racial nationalist she's dark-haired. She's also rather cleverer than average, as by the end of the series she's implied to be about to become the leader of her party.
* Another Scandinavian example is Lise, the simpering conservative hate-vlogger in the third season of ''Series/BronBroen''.
10th Dec '15 1:26:34 PM jamespolk
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* The TropeMaker is probably Kay Thorndyke in the 1948 film adaptation of ''Film/StateOfTheUnion''. She's a hard-as-nails Republican Party power broker and newspaper publishing magnate who is determined to elect her lover, Grant Matthews, as President of the United States. She's also played by a young and gorgeous Creator/AngelaLansbury in a series of either tight business suits or sexy cocktail dresses, so the "blonde sex kitten" part is covered.

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* The TropeMaker is probably Kay Thorndyke in the 1948 film adaptation of ''Film/StateOfTheUnion''.''Theatre/StateOfTheUnion''. She's a hard-as-nails Republican Party power broker and newspaper publishing magnate who is determined to elect her lover, Grant Matthews, as President of the United States. She's also played by a young and gorgeous Creator/AngelaLansbury in a series of either tight business suits or sexy cocktail dresses, so the "blonde sex kitten" part is covered.
10th Dec '15 1:11:39 PM jamespolk
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* The TropeMaker is probably Kay Thorndyke in the 1948 film adaptation of ''Film/StateOfTheUnion''. She's a hard-as-nails Republican Party power broker and newspaper publishing magnate who is determined to elect her lover, Grant Matthews, as President of the United States. She's also played by a young and gorgeous Creator/AngelaLansbury in a series of either tight business suits or sexy cocktail dresses, so the "blonde sex kitten" part is covered.
29th Nov '15 3:46:04 PM FF32
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* [[GayConservative Joe Pitt]] from ''AngelsInAmerica'' is a rare ''male'' example of the trope. A conservative Mormon who works for the (in)famous Republican lawyer Roy Cohn, Joe is nevertheless handsome, well-groomed, and [[ArmouredClosetGay deeply, deeply closeted]].

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* [[GayConservative Joe Pitt]] from ''AngelsInAmerica'' ''Theatre/AngelsInAmerica'' is a rare ''male'' example of the trope. A conservative Mormon who works for the (in)famous Republican lawyer Roy Cohn, Joe is nevertheless handsome, well-groomed, and [[ArmouredClosetGay deeply, deeply closeted]].
2nd Oct '15 3:54:35 PM Berrenta
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' recurring character Lindsey Naegle ([[CorruptCorporateExecutive the network/business executive]] [[WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs who keeps changing jobs]] because she's a sexual predator). She epitomizes everything that is wrong with the androgynous, padded-jacket mid-nineties business woman. Of course, she was also shown as part of the Springfield Democratic party on "E Pluribus Wiggum," so she may be a swing voter or the ''Simpsons'' writers screwed up--[[SeriesContinuityError again]]. Or she may have lost her party the same way she did her job.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' recurring character Lindsey Naegle ([[CorruptCorporateExecutive the network/business executive]] [[WhyDoYouKeepChangingJobs executive who keeps changing jobs]] because she's a sexual predator). She epitomizes everything that is wrong with the androgynous, padded-jacket mid-nineties business woman. Of course, she was also shown as part of the Springfield Democratic party on "E Pluribus Wiggum," so she may be a swing voter or the ''Simpsons'' writers screwed up--[[SeriesContinuityError again]]. Or she may have lost her party the same way she did her job.
6th Jul '15 11:00:07 AM nombretomado
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* The 2008 miniseries ''[[TheDCU DC Universe]]: Decisions'', written to cash in on the U.S. presidential election, has LoisLane spilling Republican talking points (or at the very least, opinions that the ''libertarian'' wing of the Republican Party would endorse) while asking Clark who he plans to vote for. Given that DC likes to keep its heroes apolitical (besides the far-left Green Arrow and ultraconservative Hawkman, anyway), this will most likely be ignored in future stories. That said, [[FridgeBrilliance it's not altogether inconsistent for a fairly wealthy army-brat who makes her living off of the personal freedom of the press to be interested in a moderate-Republican former soldier like John McCain.]] Counterpoint being that Lois Lane is a crusading seemingly liberal journalist with a primary focus on social issues. In the past, her opinion of the Republican Party has been shown to be quite negative. But generally as throwaway references, most of which are quite old: anger at "12 years of Republican administrations" was cited as one of the causes of the anger that enabled her DemonicPossession during the ''Eclipso: The Darkness Within'' crossover in the early 1990s. Arguably, since the actual lines Lois spoke in "Decisions" seem to largely be in line with ''libertarian''-Republican views and not necessarily ''conservative''-Republican views, it actually could still fit well with the Eclipso anecdote, as most libertarians generally resent social conservatism and have generally been unhappy with its prevalence within the GOP in recent decades.

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* The 2008 miniseries ''[[TheDCU DC Universe]]: Decisions'', written to cash in on the U.S. presidential election, has LoisLane ComicBook/LoisLane spilling Republican talking points (or at the very least, opinions that the ''libertarian'' wing of the Republican Party would endorse) while asking Clark who he plans to vote for. Given that DC likes to keep its heroes apolitical (besides the far-left Green Arrow and ultraconservative Hawkman, anyway), this will most likely be ignored in future stories. That said, [[FridgeBrilliance it's not altogether inconsistent for a fairly wealthy army-brat who makes her living off of the personal freedom of the press to be interested in a moderate-Republican former soldier like John McCain.]] Counterpoint being that Lois Lane is a crusading seemingly liberal journalist with a primary focus on social issues. In the past, her opinion of the Republican Party has been shown to be quite negative. But generally as throwaway references, most of which are quite old: anger at "12 years of Republican administrations" was cited as one of the causes of the anger that enabled her DemonicPossession during the ''Eclipso: The Darkness Within'' crossover in the early 1990s. Arguably, since the actual lines Lois spoke in "Decisions" seem to largely be in line with ''libertarian''-Republican views and not necessarily ''conservative''-Republican views, it actually could still fit well with the Eclipso anecdote, as most libertarians generally resent social conservatism and have generally been unhappy with its prevalence within the GOP in recent decades.
14th Jun '15 9:56:09 AM Mdumas43073
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She'll sometimes be portrayed unsympathetically, as either a StepfordSmiler or grown-up AlphaBitch. In these cases, she functions as an extension of the StrawmanPolitical. Either way, since the emphasis is on her appearance rather than her views, it is a way to feature Republican characters without having anyone make Republican arguments, thus no risk of StrawmanHasAPoint. In these cases there's a reasonably good chance that she'll undergo a HighHeelFaceTurn upon realizing her party bosses are evil, chauvinist pigs. Of course, by presenting an opponent as a hypersexualized hate object, [[BrokenAesop the work embraces the very values it claims to be against]].

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She'll sometimes be portrayed unsympathetically, as either a StepfordSmiler or a grown-up AlphaBitch. In these cases, she functions as an extension of the StrawmanPolitical. Either way, since the emphasis is on her appearance rather than her views, it is a way to feature Republican characters without having anyone make Republican arguments, thus no risk of StrawmanHasAPoint. In these cases there's a reasonably good chance that she'll undergo a HighHeelFaceTurn upon realizing her party bosses are evil, chauvinist pigs. Of course, by presenting an opponent as a hypersexualized hate object, [[BrokenAesop the work embraces the very values it claims to be against]].
14th Jun '15 9:55:53 AM Mdumas43073
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She'll sometimes be portrayed unsympathetically, as either a StepfordSmiler or a kind of grown-up, politicized AlphaBitch. In these cases, she functions as an extension of the StrawmanPolitical. Either way, since the emphasis is on her appearance rather than her views, it is a way to feature Republican characters without having anyone make Republican arguments, thus no risk of StrawmanHasAPoint. In these cases there's a reasonably good chance that she'll undergo a HighHeelFaceTurn upon realizing her party bosses are evil, chauvinist pigs. Of course, by presenting an opponent as a hypersexualized hate object, [[BrokenAesop the work embraces the very values it claims to be against]].

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She'll sometimes be portrayed unsympathetically, as either a StepfordSmiler or a kind of grown-up, politicized grown-up AlphaBitch. In these cases, she functions as an extension of the StrawmanPolitical. Either way, since the emphasis is on her appearance rather than her views, it is a way to feature Republican characters without having anyone make Republican arguments, thus no risk of StrawmanHasAPoint. In these cases there's a reasonably good chance that she'll undergo a HighHeelFaceTurn upon realizing her party bosses are evil, chauvinist pigs. Of course, by presenting an opponent as a hypersexualized hate object, [[BrokenAesop the work embraces the very values it claims to be against]].
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