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4th Jun '18 7:47:03 AM RoseAndHeather
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*** After their next -- and final -- revolution, President [[TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask Eloise]] [[SugarAndIcePersonality Pritchart]] is clearly a President Iron, bent on returning Haven back on the right path, but she is also a President Personable in that she treats her (non-idiot) subordinates with respect, listens to what they have to say, and ''will'' admit she's wrong when she actually is.

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*** After their next -- and final -- revolution, President [[TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask Eloise]] [[SugarAndIcePersonality Pritchart]] is clearly a President Iron, bent on returning Haven back on the right path, but she is also a President Personable in that she treats her (non-idiot) subordinates with respect, listens to what they have to say, and ''will'' admit she's wrong when she actually is.is, and is beloved (or at least well-liked) by most of the population.
19th Apr '18 2:01:39 PM TrollBrutal
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* ''Videogame/{{Tropico}}'' positively encourages the player to play President Corrupt...er, El Presidente Magnifico, joyingly trampling at will on most of the rights of the people and basing a large chunk of the score and storyline on embezzlement and the cult of personality, providing the opportunity to rig or cancel elections, and having a whole submenu devoted to bribing, arresting or assassinating political opponents.
6th Apr '18 10:10:07 AM Bergamot
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8th Mar '18 10:11:41 AM Smeagol17
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The President is female and/or from a minority background, ethnic or otherwise. How much her or his or her minority background is mentioned depends on the plot and whether anyone feels like invoking ''Theatre/{{Othello}}''. Resemblance to UsefulNotes/BarackObama (in works made in 2009 or later) is somewhat common if the minority background is specifically being of African/Black ethnicity. Resemblance to UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is surprisingly rare.[[note]]It should be noted that black Americans overwhelmingly support Obama, while Thatcher was loathed by many British women as she was no friend to feminism, among other things.[[/note]] Any resemblance to UsefulNotes/BenjaminDisraeli is even rarer. Sometimes used to depict a setting TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in Zeerust-y sci-fi works. Now that it's actually happening, it should be interesting to see how it'll turn out.

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The President is female and/or from a minority background, ethnic or otherwise. How much her or his or her minority background is mentioned depends on the plot and whether anyone feels like invoking ''Theatre/{{Othello}}''. Resemblance to UsefulNotes/BarackObama (in works made in 2009 or later) is somewhat common if the minority background is specifically being of African/Black ethnicity. Resemblance to UsefulNotes/MargaretThatcher is surprisingly rare.[[note]]It should be noted that black Americans overwhelmingly support supported Obama, while Thatcher was loathed by many British women as she was no friend to feminism, among other things.[[/note]] Any resemblance to UsefulNotes/BenjaminDisraeli is even rarer. Sometimes used to depict a setting TwentyMinutesIntoTheFuture in Zeerust-y sci-fi works. Now that it's actually happening, it should be interesting to see how it'll turn out.
18th Feb '18 6:39:00 AM IdumeanPatriot
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* In ''Literature/{{Victoria}}'', the fairly [[AntiVillain anti-villainous]] President Warner is a President Personable with some admixture of President Evil, while the later President Yancey is a straight example of the former type.
19th Nov '17 10:04:17 AM nighttrainfm
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* U.S. President Arthur Winters in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''The Sound of Drums'' is something of a President Buffoon -- although technically, he's only a President-''Elect''.

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U.S. President Arthur Winters in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' story ''The "The Sound of Drums'' Drums" is something of a President Buffoon -- although technically, he's only a President-''Elect''.



** Arthur Winters appears to be a thinly veiled President Unmodified based on then-President George W. Bush, playing up the widespread European perception of Bush as an arrogant, overbearing cowboy-type. (The Master [[spoiler:has him disintegrated]].) Two years later, in "The End of Time," they dispensed with the veil and referred to President Obama by name.

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** Arthur Winters appears to be a thinly veiled President Unmodified based on then-President George W. Bush, playing up the widespread European perception of Bush as an arrogant, overbearing cowboy-type. (The Master [[spoiler:has him disintegrated]].) disintegrated.]]) Two years later, in "The End of Time," they dispensed with the veil and referred to President Obama by name.
2nd Nov '17 12:48:23 PM DustSnitch
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* ''Art/TheApotheosisOfWashington'' contains an ExaggeratedTrope of President Action, where Washington's military success is portrayed as being so great that he has taken a throne in Heaven above the Greek Gods and [[AnthropomorphicPersonification Freedom]] itself.
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31st Oct '17 7:04:31 PM darkemyst
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* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, Cornelius Fudge started off as Minister Buffoon and Minister Focus Group (responding to people like Lucius Malfoy) before eventually becoming Minister Scheming/Corrupt, with a nice side helping of paranoia.

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* In the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series, Cornelius Fudge started off as Minister Buffoon and Minister Focus Group (responding to people like Lucius Malfoy) before eventually becoming Minister Scheming/Corrupt, with a nice side helping of paranoia.paranoia in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.



** The Muggle Prime Minister seen at the beginning of the sixth book was Minister Focus Group. His InnerMonologue was pretty much devoted to "What will the voters think?" Believed by some to be a parody of UsefulNotes/TonyBlair, whom Creator/JKRowling is said to be not fond of. His mannerisms are also reminiscent of [[Series/YesMinister Jim Hacker]], enough to be considered a ShoutOut if deliberate.

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** The Muggle Prime Minister seen at the beginning of the [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince sixth book book]] was Minister Focus Group. His InnerMonologue was pretty much devoted to "What will the voters think?" Believed by some to be a parody of UsefulNotes/TonyBlair, whom Creator/JKRowling is said to be not fond of. His mannerisms are also reminiscent of [[Series/YesMinister Jim Hacker]], enough to be considered a ShoutOut if deliberate.
20th Oct '17 5:24:17 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** It was also odd because while it fits the parody, it doesn't exactly fit the governor we all know and love. A TakeThat, perhaps? Matt Groening is supposedly a friend of Phil Angelides (who ran against Arnie in 2006).

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** It was also odd because while it fits the parody, it doesn't exactly fit the governor we all know and love. A TakeThat, perhaps? Matt Groening Creator/MattGroening is supposedly a friend of Phil Angelides (who ran against Arnie in 2006).
11th Oct '17 12:32:07 PM bt8257
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->''"If the president does it, that means that it is not illegal."''

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->''"If ->''"Well, when the president does it, that means that it is not ''not'' illegal."''
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