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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]].
20th Nov '16 11:44:21 AM Duffan
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* In ''Series/GilmoreGirls,'' when Jackson is running against Taylor as Town Selectman, at one point he rushes into Luke's diner (their makeshift campaign headquarters), demands "Give me the baby!", grabs his son, and leaves just as quickly. Sookie (said child's mother) and Lorelei wonder if he plans to sell it. We never ''technically'' see what he was doing, but odds are good he was invoking this trope.
29th Sep '16 8:43:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', Cat R. Waul kisses Yasha to convince the mice that he's harmless.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTail: Fievel Goes West'', ''WesternAnimation/AnAmericanTailFievelGoesWest'', Cat R. Waul kisses Yasha to convince the mice that he's harmless.
29th Sep '16 8:42:51 AM Morgenthaler
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