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14th Aug '16 4:01:48 PM nombretomado
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* Dr Briefs in ''DragonballZAbridged'' constantly spouts racism, sexism, homophobia, and every other far-right talking point, always with the same cheerful expression from his original kindly ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' incarnation. He's even a literal racist grandpa.

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* Dr Briefs in ''DragonballZAbridged'' ''WebVideo/DragonballZAbridged'' constantly spouts racism, sexism, homophobia, and every other far-right talking point, always with the same cheerful expression from his original kindly ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' incarnation. He's even a literal racist grandpa.
11th Aug '16 9:25:13 PM PaulA
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* Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Barrayar]]''
** Count Piotr is so anti-mutant that he tries to bribe the doctor who is treating his grandson's fetus (damaged and in an artificial womb because his mother was pregnant during a chemical attack) to kill the child. He also ejects Aral and Cordelia from Vorkosigan House, and later on it is revealed that he tried to murder Miles in his crib with his own hands, prevented only by Miles' bodyguard. Miles ''has'' a bodyguard from birth because Piotr is not the only racist grandma around. He does get a ''bit'' better later on, after Miles's intelligence begins to show; he is still a prejudiced, reactionary, embittered old man, but he not only stops trying to kill Miles, but actually becomes a (rather distant and authoritarian) mentor figure.
** Miles later meets an actual racist grandma in ''The Mountains Of Mourning'' - well, she ''would'' be a grandma if her granddaughter hadn't just been murdered for being a mutant (she had a harelip and cleft palate - not mutations, but close enough for the village she was born in). [[spoiler: Not too surprisingly, she was the killer. [[ValuesDissonance As recently as her own youth, it wouldn't have been a crime]].]]

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* Creator/LoisMcMasterBujold's ''[[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Barrayar]]''
''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'':
** In ''Literature/{{Barrayar}}'', Count Piotr is so anti-mutant that he tries to bribe the doctor who is treating his grandson's fetus (damaged and in an artificial womb because his mother was pregnant during a chemical attack) to kill the child. He also ejects Aral and Cordelia from Vorkosigan House, and later on it is revealed that he tried to murder Miles in his crib with his own hands, prevented only by Miles' bodyguard. Miles ''has'' a bodyguard from birth because Piotr is not the only racist grandma around. He does get a ''bit'' better later on, after Miles's intelligence begins to show; he is still a prejudiced, reactionary, embittered old man, but he not only stops trying to kill Miles, but actually becomes a (rather distant and authoritarian) mentor figure.
** Miles later meets an actual racist grandma in ''The Mountains Of Mourning'' - ''Literature/TheMountainsOfMourning'' -- well, she ''would'' be a grandma if her granddaughter hadn't just been murdered for being a mutant (she had a harelip and cleft palate - -- not mutations, but close enough for the village she was born in). [[spoiler: Not [[spoiler:Not too surprisingly, she was the killer. [[ValuesDissonance [[DeliberateValuesDissonance As recently as her own youth, it wouldn't have been a crime]].]]
5th Aug '16 12:02:34 PM Morgenthaler
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* Invoked by Batman in [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=3750 this]] SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal.

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* Invoked by Batman in [[http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?id=3750 this]] SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal.''Webcomic/SaturdayMorningBreakfastCereal''.
28th Jul '16 12:43:32 PM piraml
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While it's tempting to think that this will soon become a DeadHorseTrope, now that the youngest people who came of age before the mid-1960s are now in their seventies and the average life span for most Westerners is about 80, there is evidence that quite a few people actually ''become'' bigoted with age. Bitterness about growing old can cause certain people to develop a hostile attitude against most things or even everything in the modern world - ''[[FormerTeenRebel even of things that their generation helped to bring about in the first place]]''. For example, a recent poll (albeit a dubious one, since it took into account a ''very'' small sampling of the U.S. population) suggested that a surprisingly large number of ''Baby Boomers'' (now in their fifties at the youngest) are now uncomfortable with interracial marriage.

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While it's tempting to think that this will soon become a DeadHorseTrope, now that the youngest people who came of age before the mid-1960s are now in their seventies and the average life span for most Westerners is about 80, there is evidence that quite a few people actually ''become'' bigoted with age. Bitterness about growing old can cause certain people to develop a hostile attitude against most things or even everything in the modern world - ''[[FormerTeenRebel even of things that their generation helped to bring about in the first place]]''. For example, a recent poll (albeit a dubious one, since it took into account a ''very'' small sampling of the U.S. population) suggested that a surprisingly large number of ''Baby Boomers'' (now in their fifties at the youngest) are now uncomfortable with interracial marriage.
marriage. [[StrawmanHasAPoint They may even simply change their minds based on life experience.]]
27th Jul '16 6:40:25 PM LadyYuki
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** And according to ''Pottermore'', [[spoiler:Lucius Malfoy never let go of his anti-muggle views even into old age. As a result, Draco and his wife Astoria didn't allow their son Scorpius to spend much time around Lucius during already-tense family gatherings.]]
24th Jul '16 2:55:16 PM eroock
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24th Jul '16 2:54:58 PM eroock
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21st Jul '16 12:01:44 PM Josef5678
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* In ''Webcomic/TheBedfellows'', Sheen's mom expresses hate speech towards [[FantasticRacism lizards]] in the strip "Dinner", to the chagrin of Sheen.
29th Jun '16 8:35:41 AM IamTheCaligula
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* Torbjorn from ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' hates omnics (androids), and will sometimes expression frustration at playing in a map set in an omnic-friendly location (such as Numbani or Nepal).

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* Torbjorn Torbjörn from ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'' hates omnics (androids), Omnics (robots), and will sometimes expression express frustration at playing in a map set in an omnic-friendly Omnic-friendly location (such as Numbani or Nepal).
22nd Jun '16 3:17:05 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Braceface}}'' had the episode ''Grey Matters'', which featured Sharon's Grandpa. However, unlike some other examples, he isn't a hateful man in the slightest. He's actually quite a nice guy. However, he believes in several racial stereotypes (Arabs having harems, Asians being bad drivers), and jokes around about this with Sharon's friend Maria and her boyfriend, who are Asian and Arabian. Her boyfriend playfully runs with it, while Maria is offended. It's implied that he gets over it by the end of the episode.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Braceface}}'' had the episode ''Grey Matters'', "Grey Matters", which featured Sharon's Grandpa. However, unlike some other examples, he isn't a hateful man in the slightest. He's actually quite a nice guy. However, he believes in several racial stereotypes (Arabs having harems, Asians being bad drivers), and jokes around about this with Sharon's friend Maria and her boyfriend, who are Asian and Arabian. Her boyfriend playfully runs with it, while Maria is offended. It's implied that he gets over it by the end of the episode.
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