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19th Oct '17 10:38:09 PM BackgroundGuy
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** What's more, both siblings actually embody the stereotypes from ''both'' of America's political sectors. Brother America is a dedicated right-winger who opposes gun control, gay rights, and immigration while being religious, and Sister America is a pastiche of Hollywood liberalism and vanity, with her fake boobs, [[TheDitz airhead tendencies,]] and rabid support of gay rights to the extent that she ships Denmark and Norway. The author and most of the comic's fanbase have a lot more in common with Sister America socially and politically, but that hasn't stopped them from satirizing the American left just like the American right.
15th Oct '17 3:55:47 AM TheWildWestPyro
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* The floating city of Columbia, the setting of ''VideoGame/{{BioShock Infinite}}''. It was originally created as a showcase of American ingenuity for the World's Fair--but when a hostage situation occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in China, Columbia acted without orders and revealed its bombardment capabilities, slaughtering Chinese civilians. It later seceded from the Union and is now crazy nativist. One of the many pieces of propaganda in the city perfectly encapsulates the mentality present: a mural depicting one of the Founding Fathers standing on a rock, holding the Liberty Bell in his outstretched hand...and the Ten Commandments on his other arm...while surrounding by a surly, grasping mob of some of the most ugly racial and ethnic caricatures you've ever seen.

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* The floating city of Columbia, the setting of ''VideoGame/{{BioShock Infinite}}''. It was originally created as a showcase of American ingenuity for the World's Fair--but when a hostage situation occurred during the Boxer Rebellion in China, Columbia acted without orders and revealed its bombardment capabilities, slaughtering Chinese civilians. It later seceded from the Union and is now crazy nativist. [[https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/bioshock/images/b/b6/WASHINGTON_FINAL.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20100916203444 One of the many pieces of propaganda propaganda]] in the city perfectly encapsulates the mentality present: a mural depicting one of the Founding Fathers standing on a rock, holding the Liberty Bell in his outstretched hand...and the Ten Commandments on his other arm...while surrounding by a surly, grasping mob of some of the most ugly racial and ethnic caricatures you've ever seen.
16th Sep '17 3:04:42 PM JulianLapostat
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* The French graphic novel ''Quai D'orsay'' exploits it for all its worth. The politicians that represent the United States, while looking kind and being nice to talk to, want nothing more than to conquer the world by having a new war to start up so that they might end up having entire nations under their control, hiding all of those ideas behind euphemisms. Entire chapters are devoted to stopping the United States from declaring a war.
16th Sep '17 2:31:22 PM Frankencastle
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** Hector Godfrey of the New Frontiersman is also a strong example.
* The French graphic novel ''Quai D'orsay'' exploits it for all its worth. The politicians that represent the United States, while looking kind and being nice to talk to, want nothing more than to conquer the world by having a new war to start up so that they might end up having entire nations under their control, hiding all of those ideas behind euphemisms. Entire chapters are devoted to stopping the United States from declaring a war.

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** Hector Godfrey of the New Frontiersman is also a strong example.
* The French graphic novel ''Quai D'orsay'' exploits it for all its worth. The politicians that represent
example. To better elaborate, he once wrote an article in which he actually tried ''defending the United States, while looking kind and being nice to talk to, want nothing more than to conquer the world by having a new war to start up so that they might end up having entire nations under their control, hiding all of those ideas behind euphemisms. Entire chapters are devoted to stopping the United States from declaring a war.Klu Klux Klan''.



* The [[Franchise/MarvelUniverse Marvel]] supervillain, Nuke, a psychotic [[SuperSoldier super soldier]] who is obsessed with killing "enemies of America". He's basically a very twisted version of ComicBook/CaptainAmerica.

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* The [[Franchise/MarvelUniverse Marvel]] supervillain, Nuke, a psychotic [[SuperSoldier super soldier]] who is obsessed with killing "enemies of America". He's basically a very [[EvilCounterpart twisted version version]] of ComicBook/CaptainAmerica.


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* ''Extremely'' prevalent in Chinese cinema, where virtually all depictions of Americans show them as either ruthless thugs, schemers and pretty much any other sort of stock villain caricature you can think of. Given how all Chinese films are [[BackedByThePentagon backed by their Government]], the propagandic bent isn't the least bit surprising.
16th Sep '17 6:03:47 AM Ramidel
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* ''VideoGame/BadDudes'' is a TotallyRadical and unashamedly loving send-up of America. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the President from ninjas and go out for burgers afterwards? (That's the entire plot.)



* ''VideoGame/BadDudes'' is a TotallyRadical and unashamedly loving send-up of America. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the President from ninjas and go out for burgers afterwards? (That's the entire plot.)
16th Sep '17 5:52:51 AM Ramidel
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* Aries of ''Anime/MaiOtome'' and ''Anime/MaiOtomeZwei'' has some definite parallels to the US, from a suspiciously Pentagon-like structure to the attitude of Brigadier General Haruka Armitage, a {{Determinator}} to the extreme who often charges in with little to no plan. Aries itself is mainly Beautiful being one of the good nations with Yukino being a calm assertive leader who balances out Haruka.

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* Aries of ''Anime/MaiOtome'' and ''Anime/MaiOtomeZwei'' has some definite parallels to the US, from a suspiciously Pentagon-like structure to the attitude of Brigadier General Haruka Armitage, a {{Determinator}} to the extreme who often charges in with little to no plan. Aries itself is mainly Beautiful being one of the good nations with Yukino being a calm assertive leader who balances out Haruka. Haruka herself introduces a bit of mixed flavor, as she's a HotBlooded heroine who sometimes needs to be hit over the head to keep her from rushing into something that calls for diplomacy.
16th Sep '17 5:49:42 AM Ramidel
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* ''VideoGame/BadDudes'' is a TotallyRadical and unashamedly loving send-up of America. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue the President from ninjas and go out for burgers afterwards? (That's the entire plot.)
1st Sep '17 11:20:15 PM Pichu-kun
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* In ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'', their sequels, and their remakes, the Gym Leader Lt. Surge is The Beautiful. He appears to have the usual good sportsmanship required to be a gym leader and he is even said to be a war hero (as noted below, though, many adaptations make him Boorish).

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* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}'':
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In ''VideoGame/PokemonRedAndBlue'', their sequels, and their remakes, the Gym Leader Lt. Surge is The Beautiful. He appears to have the usual good sportsmanship required to be a gym leader and he is even said to be a war hero (as noted below, though, many adaptations make him Boorish).



* In ''{{Manga/Eyeshield 21}}'', Leonard Apollo, the coach of the Nasa Aliens, is definitely an example of the latter type. His players are pretty nice guys, but Apollo is an overbearing blowhard who's bitter about his own failed dream of becoming a pro football player. This is actually a step down from the manga, as there Apollo is actually ''blatantly racist''.
** Later in the manga, Leonard gets better. He has [[DefrostingIceQueen softened up to Panther]], the one he had despised so much, but also the one who admires him for his [[{{Determinator}} hardships and determination]], to the point that he is willing to teach his trade in return for becoming a running back. [[TookALevelInBadAss It improves him so much.]]

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* In ''{{Manga/Eyeshield 21}}'', Leonard Apollo, the coach of the Nasa Aliens, is definitely an example of the latter type. His players are pretty nice guys, but Apollo is an overbearing blowhard who's bitter about his own failed dream of becoming a pro football player. This is actually a step down from the manga, as there Apollo is actually ''blatantly racist''.
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racist''. Later in the manga, Leonard gets better. He has [[DefrostingIceQueen softened up to Panther]], the one he had despised so much, but also the one who admires him for his [[{{Determinator}} hardships and determination]], to the point that he is willing to teach his trade in return for becoming a running back. [[TookALevelInBadAss It improves him so much.]]



* Team Rocket's Meowth from the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime comes from California, and grew up in Hollywood (though this is more of a case of [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Early Installment Weirdness]], as the anime has long since stopped referring to real-world places). He went there as a lonely kitten to find happiness but it was rough there too and he was mistreated by almost everyone from a baseball team to a chef. Meowth had to join a gang and steal food to survive. This is not a {{Woolseyism}} and is true even in the original Japanese version. The rich lady's Meowth, Meowzie, whom Meowth fell in love with, is humorously named MaddoNYA in that version.

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* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'':
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Team Rocket's Meowth from the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime comes from California, and Meowth. He grew up in Hollywood (though this is more of a case of [[EarlyInstallmentWeirdness Early Installment Weirdness]], as the anime has long since stopped referring to real-world places). He went there as a lonely kitten to find happiness but it was rough there too and he was mistreated by almost everyone from a baseball team to a chef. Meowth had to join a gang and steal food to survive. This is not a {{Woolseyism}} and is true even in the original Japanese version. The rich lady's Meowth, Meowzie, whom Meowth fell in love with, is humorously named MaddoNYA in that version. This is subverted as, despite its name, Hollywood seems to an area in Kanto.



** In the ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' manga he is even worse: a power-hungry PsychoForHire that climbed to the top ranks of [[TheMafia Team Rocket]] and got his jollies beating the crap out of a teenage boy with a lightning {{BFG}} and an enslaved minor PhysicalGod.
*** That said, he ''does'' get better in the Silver and Gold arc, and even tries to talk his old Team Rocket pals (referring to them by name, despite the fact that they're generic mooks) out of doing something bad. [[spoiler:Granted, they're being mind controlled by Pryce, but he does it out of genuine concern for them.]]

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** * In the ''Manga/PokemonSpecial'' ''Manga/PokemonAdventures'' manga he Lt. Surge is even worse: a power-hungry PsychoForHire that climbed to the top ranks of [[TheMafia Team Rocket]] and got his jollies beating the crap out of a teenage boy with a lightning {{BFG}} and an enslaved minor PhysicalGod.
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PhysicalGod. That said, he ''does'' get better in the Silver ''Silver and Gold Gold'' arc, and even tries to talk his old Team Rocket pals (referring to them by name, despite the fact that they're generic mooks) out of doing something bad. [[spoiler:Granted, they're being mind controlled by Pryce, but he does it out of genuine concern for them.]]
20th Aug '17 6:40:15 AM WZA
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** Ironically much like "America, Fuck Yeah!", "Amerika" became a case of InsultBacklash over time, with quite a few Americans (despite knowing the song's intended purpose) embracing it as an anthem of sorts. A love song it may not be, yet all the same it's hard not to associate its catchy-yet-heavy melody to the USA's MemeticBadass image.

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** Ironically much like "America, Fuck Yeah!", "Amerika" became a case of InsultBacklash InsultBackfire over time, with quite a few Americans (despite knowing the song's intended purpose) [[MexicansLoveSpeedyGonzales embracing it as an anthem of sorts.sorts]]. A love song it may not be, yet all the same it's hard not to associate its catchy-yet-heavy melody to the USA's MemeticBadass image.
20th Aug '17 6:39:28 AM WZA
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** Ironically much like "America, Fuck Yeah!", "Amerika" became a case of InsultBacklash over time, with quite a few Americans (despite knowing the song's intended purpose) embracing it as an anthem of sorts. A love song it may not be, yet all the same it's hard not to associate its catchy-yet-heavy melody to the USA's MemeticBadass image.
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