History Main / PresidentEvil

20th Jun '16 11:00:43 AM Mr.Bubbles
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** And believe it or not, he's '''nothing''' compared to [[spoiler: Douglas Coe]]. How bad is he? [[spoiler: Under his command, congress is destroyed (literally), DC has many of its historic landmarks demolished to make way for [[MonumentOfHumiliationAndDefeat monuments to himself and Jesus]], and the US is transformed into a totalitarian theocracy, complete with the 10 commandments added into the constitution. By 1990, the country has descended into a second civil war, with [[DividedStatesOfAmerica entire regions of states declaring independence]]. To crush any attempted invasions or resistance movements, Coe fully embraces the use of ''nuclear weapons''.]]

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** And believe it or not, he's '''nothing''' compared to [[spoiler: Douglas Coe]]. How bad is he? [[spoiler: Under his command, congress is destroyed (literally), DC has many of its historic landmarks demolished to make way for [[MonumentOfHumiliationAndDefeat monuments to himself and Jesus]], and the US is transformed into a totalitarian theocracy, complete with the 10 commandments added into the constitution. By 1990, the country has descended into a second civil war, with [[DividedStatesOfAmerica entire regions of states declaring independence]]. To crush any attempted invasions or resistance movements, Coe fully embraces the use of ''nuclear weapons''.]]]] It's enough to get the Ku Klux Klan, the Black Panthers, and the Jewish Defense League to ''[[EnemyMine join forces]]'' against him.
20th Jun '16 6:37:00 AM MarkLungo
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* Philip Nolan Voigt in Marvel's ComicBook/TheNewUniverse, a paranormal who can duplicate any other paranormal's powers, only better, uses his abilities to become President. [[note]][[Series/{{Heroes}} Sound familiar?]][[/note]] Also, Voigt tries to intimidate an IntrepidReporter by threatening his elderly mother.

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* Philip Nolan Voigt in Marvel's ComicBook/TheNewUniverse, a ruthless paranormal who can duplicate any other paranormal's powers, only better, uses his abilities to become President. [[note]][[Series/{{Heroes}} Sound familiar?]][[/note]] Also, Voigt tries to intimidate an IntrepidReporter by threatening his elderly mother.
18th Jun '16 6:24:09 PM Mr.Bubbles
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** Wanting to have all homosexuals imprisoned and [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain comparing them to pedophiles.]]

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** Wanting to have all homosexuals imprisoned and imprisoned, [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain comparing them to pedophiles.]]
18th Jun '16 6:20:24 PM Mr.Bubbles
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** Wanting to have all homosexuals imprisoned and [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain comparing them to pedophiles.]]
18th Jun '16 1:23:33 PM Mr.Bubbles
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** Establishing a permit system to restrict interstate travel, which is officially done to stop the free travel of criminals and terrorists, but is really about compiling a database on everyone's movements for political purposes.



** Attempting to ''weaponise AIDS''.

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** Attempting to ''weaponise ''weaponize AIDS''.


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** And believe it or not, he's '''nothing''' compared to [[spoiler: Douglas Coe]]. How bad is he? [[spoiler: Under his command, congress is destroyed (literally), DC has many of its historic landmarks demolished to make way for [[MonumentOfHumiliationAndDefeat monuments to himself and Jesus]], and the US is transformed into a totalitarian theocracy, complete with the 10 commandments added into the constitution. By 1990, the country has descended into a second civil war, with [[DividedStatesOfAmerica entire regions of states declaring independence]]. To crush any attempted invasions or resistance movements, Coe fully embraces the use of ''nuclear weapons''.]]
18th Jun '16 7:50:44 AM Morgenthaler
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If it's a super''hero'' who rules a country, see PresidentSuperhero.
25th May '16 11:12:35 AM ZimFan89
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* President Charles Lindbergh in Creator/PhilipRoth's ''Literature/ThePlotAgainstAmerica''.

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* President Charles Lindbergh in Creator/PhilipRoth's ''Literature/ThePlotAgainstAmerica''.''Literature/ThePlotAgainstAmerica'', who begins a process of creating an atmosphere of hate and persecution towards Jews [[spoiler: and who may or may not have been a Nazi puppet]].



* In the ''Literature/PresidentsVampire'' series, the [[AncientConspiracy Shadow Company]] would ''love'' to install one of these, to aid their plans of taking over the United States and destroying the world. In ''Red, White, and Blood'', they reach out to President Curtis' running opponent, Governor Seagrave, to try and recruit him to their cause, since he seems likely to win. [[spoiler: And at the end of the book, Vice-President Wyman, who worked for the Company until they cut him loose, kills Curtis, allowing him to take over.]]

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* In the ''Literature/PresidentsVampire'' series, the [[AncientConspiracy Shadow Company]] would ''love'' to install one of these, to aid their plans of taking over the United States and destroying the world. In ''Red, White, and Blood'', they reach out to President Curtis' running opponent, Governor Seagrave, Seabrook, to try and recruit him to their cause, since he seems likely to win. [[spoiler: And at the end of the book, Vice-President Wyman, who worked for the Company until they cut him loose, kills Curtis, allowing him to take over.]]
15th May '16 11:13:17 AM nombretomado
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* {{Magneto}}, archenemy of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}}, ruled the island of Genosha for a while, transforming it into a haven for mutants, until it was destroyed by Cassandra Nova.

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* {{Magneto}}, ComicBook/{{Magneto}}, archenemy of the Comicbook/{{X-Men}}, Comicbook/XMen, ruled the island of Genosha for a while, transforming it into a haven for mutants, until it was destroyed by Cassandra Nova.
17th Apr '16 12:05:49 AM thatmadork
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** His extreme free-market policies sees him [[PrivateMilitaryContractors privatising the US military]], leading to US soldiers being given woefully substandard equipment and [[spoiler:being sent to their deaths in a catastrophic failed invasion of Cuba]]. [[spoiler:Rumsfeld]] doesn't care about this because it saves him money.
** Turning Hollywood into a PropagandaMachine which vilifies historical figures such as FDR and the New Deal as communists.
** Staging [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything "Liberty Battalions" to burn any books critical of his anarcho-capitalist economic policies and "disappear" any like-wise celebrities and political enemies]].
** Slashing ''all wages in half across the board'', leading to unbearable poverty and terrible working conditions for working-class Americans.
** Alienating nearly all of his allies (resulting in NATO being disbanded) with the notable exception of the two dictatorial and genocidal states of South Africa and Israel (which he champions as bastions of freedom).

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** His extreme free-market policies sees him [[PrivateMilitaryContractors privatising the US military]], leading to US soldiers being given woefully substandard equipment and [[spoiler:being sent to their deaths in a catastrophic failed invasion of Cuba]]. [[spoiler:Rumsfeld]] doesn't care about this because He also even goes so far as to [[spoiler:''give the standing order for all wounded US soldiers to be executed by their officers to avoid paying the healthcare bill to save them'']]. This last crossing of the MoralEventHorizon is so horrifying it saves him money.
leads to ''Hawaii and California seceding'' and pretty much everybody in his administration to finally turn on him.
** Turning Hollywood into a PropagandaMachine which vilifies historical figures figures, such as calling FDR and the New Deal as communists.
a communist.
** Staging [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything [[RightWingMilitiaFanatic "Liberty Battalions" Battalions"]] [[ANaziByAnyOtherName to burn any books critical of his anarcho-capitalist free market economic policies and "disappear" any like-wise celebrities and political enemies]].
** Slashing ''all wages in half across the board'', board'' and removing all forms of workers' rights and social welfare, leading to unbearable poverty and terrible working conditions for working-class Americans.
Americans, akin to slavery.
** Alienating nearly all of his allies (resulting in NATO being disbanded) with the notable exception of the two dictatorial and genocidal states of South Africa and Israel (which he champions as bastions of freedom). He supports terrorism in Northern Ireland to "punish" the British for voting in a Labour government.



** Removing every single environmental regulation and ''actively encouraging pollution''.

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** Removing every single environmental regulation and ''actively encouraging pollution''.coal pollution''.
** Attempting to ''weaponise AIDS''.
16th Apr '16 11:47:44 PM thatmadork
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* President [[spoiler:Donald Rumsfeld]] in the AlternateHistory ''Literature/FearLoathingAndGumboOnTheCampaignTrailSeventyTwo'' is, in his psychotic obsession with right-wing, anarcho-capitalist and anti-communist rhetoric, probably one of the most horrifying examples of this trope ever conceived. Let's list his atrocities, shall we?:
** His extreme free-market policies sees him [[PrivateMilitaryContractors privatising the US military]], leading to US soldiers being given woefully substandard equipment and [[spoiler:being sent to their deaths in a catastrophic failed invasion of Cuba]]. [[spoiler:Rumsfeld]] doesn't care about this because it saves him money.
** Turning Hollywood into a PropagandaMachine which vilifies historical figures such as FDR and the New Deal as communists.
** Staging [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything "Liberty Battalions" to burn any books critical of his anarcho-capitalist economic policies and "disappear" any like-wise celebrities and political enemies]].
** Slashing ''all wages in half across the board'', leading to unbearable poverty and terrible working conditions for working-class Americans.
** Alienating nearly all of his allies (resulting in NATO being disbanded) with the notable exception of the two dictatorial and genocidal states of South Africa and Israel (which he champions as bastions of freedom).
** Not only resorting to blatant electoral fraud to be re-elected for his second term but also ''attempting to make himself president for life''. In fact, he privately admits to wanting to tear up the Constitution and strip US citizens of every constitutional right except the right to bear arms.
** Shutting down the nascent civilian Internet before it can get off the ground, all in the name of "national security".
** Removing every single environmental regulation and ''actively encouraging pollution''.
** [[EvilIsPetty Conspiring to fill Earth's orbit with waste just to make things difficult for the Russian space program]].
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