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4th Jun '18 8:15:10 AM tropower
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'', Julien decides one of these would be a good way to boost his approval rating, which initially works well but things go awry when Mort uses his small stature to pass himself off as a baby to get a kiss.

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* In A very [[DudeNotFunny unfunny]] example occurs in ''WesternAnimation/AllHailKingJulien'', Julien when Julien[[note]]Who likes to move it, move it! [[WesternAnimation/{{Madagascar}} Who likes to...]][[RealSongThemeTune move it!]][[/note]] decides one of these would be a good way to boost his approval rating, which initially works well but things go awry when Mort uses his small stature to pass himself off as a baby to get a kiss.
16th May '18 7:45:14 AM ChronoLegion
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* In ''Film/SpinningBoris'', the American political advisors tell [[UsefulNotes/BorisYeltsin Yeltsin]]'s daughter that her father needs to start doing that in order to win votes for his re-election. She initially refuses, pointing out that the Russian people expect a "strict father" type of ruler, a tsar. It takes a lot of convincing for her to accept it.
29th Jan '18 1:05:07 PM ironballs16
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* {{Inverted}} in [[http://nonadventures.com/2016/07/30/fear-and-balanced/ this strip]] of ''Webcomic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella'', in which they examine the GoldenMeanFallacy before the CardCarryingVillain states that he would ''punch'' a baby if it posed a threat to global security.
11th Sep '17 10:38:02 AM PickleRick
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/RickandMorty'' episode "The Ricklantis Mixup", one of the Ricks on the citadel creates a baby clone of himself for the Presidential Candidate Morty to kiss.
29th Jul '17 6:08:48 AM ironballs16
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* In the 2012 film ''Film/TheCampaign'' the two candidates for office get into a fight over which is going to kiss a particular baby. Creator/WillFerrell's character ends up ''[[CrossesTheLineTwice punching the baby]]'' in the struggle.

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* In the 2012 film ''Film/TheCampaign'' the two candidates for office get into a fight over which is going to kiss a particular baby. Creator/WillFerrell's character ends up ''[[CrossesTheLineTwice punching the baby]]'' in when his opponent [[DeadlyDodging ducks out of the struggle.way]].
21st Jul '17 10:25:23 PM Sonofstranger
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-->'''Bender's Head''': Great. First he steals my body, now he's touching my stuff.

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-->'''Bender's Head''': Great. First he steals my body, [[CrossesTheLineTwice now he's touching my stuff.stuff]].
22nd Jun '17 10:58:27 AM WillKeaton
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* In ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'', [[http://harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=43 kissing too many babies gets in the way of Emperor Norton's duties]].

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* In ''Webcomic/HarkAVagrant'', [[http://harkavagrant.com/index.php?id=43 kissing too many babies gets in the way of Emperor Norton's duties]].duties.]]



* A brief shot during the Creator/{{ESPN}} "30 for 30" ''Pony Exce$$'' installment showed Bill Clements (former Governor of Texas and then chairman of the Board of Governors at Southern Methodist University[[note]]and who, unknown to voters at the time, was knee deep in the recruiting scandal involving the football program [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Methodist_University_football_scandal that led to the NCAA issuing the death penalty for the football program in early 1987]][[/note]]) during his run to return to the Governor's Mansion in 1986[[note]]Clements had been elected in 1978 but lost his bid for re-election in 1982[[/note]]; with Clements having noted a baby he just kissed was the first time he did that in his 1986 gubernatorial campaign.

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* A brief shot during the Creator/{{ESPN}} "30 for 30" ''Pony Exce$$'' installment showed Bill Clements (former Governor of Texas and then chairman of the Board of Governors at Southern Methodist University[[note]]and who, unknown to voters at the time, was knee deep in the recruiting scandal involving the football program [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_Methodist_University_football_scandal that led to the NCAA issuing the death penalty for the football program in early 1987]][[/note]]) during his run to return to the Governor's Mansion in 1986[[note]]Clements 1986;[[note]]Clements had been elected in 1978 but lost his bid for re-election in 1982[[/note]]; 1982[[/note]] with Clements having noted a baby he just kissed was the first time he did that in his 1986 gubernatorial campaign.
22nd Jun '17 10:57:54 AM WillKeaton
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* ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' (by Piraro) [[http://www.bizarrocomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/bz-panel-04-24-12.jpg comic for April 24th, 2012]]. A FunnyAnimal cat politician is shown ''licking'' a kitten held by a female supporter.

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* ''ComicStrip/{{Bizarro}}'' (by Piraro) [[http://www.bizarrocomics.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/bz-panel-04-24-12.jpg comic for April 24th, 2012]]. 2012.]] A FunnyAnimal cat politician is shown ''licking'' a kitten held by a female supporter.
17th Jun '17 11:23:06 PM Sharlee
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* Parodied in ''[[Literature/MythAdventures Myth-Quoted]]'', in which rival candidates for governor participate in a baby-kissing ''contest'' to see which one's kisses can get the most giggles and least crying out of hundreds of infants within a set time limit. When Aahz enters the race, he ducks out of having to by pointing out that [[RealityEnsues it's a great way to spread germs between infants]].

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* Parodied in ''[[Literature/MythAdventures Myth-Quoted]]'', in which rival candidates for governor participate in a baby-kissing ''contest'' to see which one's kisses can get the most giggles and least crying out of hundreds of infants within a set time limit. When Aahz enters the race, he ducks out of having to by pointing out that [[RealityEnsues it's a great way to spread his opponents' efforts are only spreading millions of germs between infants]].
17th Jun '17 11:22:24 PM Sharlee
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* Parodied in ''[[Literature/MythAdventures Myth-Quoted]]'', in which rival candidates for governor participate in a baby-kissing ''contest'' to see which one's kisses can get the most giggles and least crying out of hundreds of infants within a set time limit.

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* Parodied in ''[[Literature/MythAdventures Myth-Quoted]]'', in which rival candidates for governor participate in a baby-kissing ''contest'' to see which one's kisses can get the most giggles and least crying out of hundreds of infants within a set time limit.
limit. When Aahz enters the race, he ducks out of having to by pointing out that [[RealityEnsues it's a great way to spread germs between infants]].
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