History Main / TheWarOnStraw

27th Nov '16 7:28:56 PM MitchellProductions
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* InternalRetcon
9th Nov '16 3:22:47 PM MitchellProductions
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* BeserkButton (when the opponent is easily offended by something)

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* BeserkButton BerserkButton (when the opponent is easily offended by something)
9th Nov '16 3:22:36 PM MitchellProductions
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* BeserkButton (when the opponent is easily offended by something)


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* CrapSackWorld
** CrapSaccharineWorld


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* DeconstructionFic


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* HateFic


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* RevengeFic: Canon characters are created into strawmen
28th Oct '16 1:59:43 PM MitchellProductions
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* RonTheDeathEater: A canonical hero is displayed for their flaws and/or evil sides.

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* RonTheDeathEater: A {{Demonization}} applies to a canonical hero is displayed for their flaws and/or evil sides.
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* DeliberateValuesDissonance
13th Oct '16 3:29:21 PM MitchellProductions
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* HateSink: The strawman is created to attract hate to promote a point.
13th Oct '16 2:39:04 PM MitchellProductions
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* ThisLoserIsYou
12th Oct '16 10:01:35 AM MitchellProductions
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* RonTheDeathEater: A canonical hero is displayed for their flaws and/or evil sides.
4th Aug '16 2:36:05 PM RaisenRhaasen
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* NoMereWindmill
* NotMakingThisUpDisclaimer (when [[RefugeInAudacity the Strawman in question is an honest representation]])



* InternalAffairs



* InternalAffairs


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22nd Jul '16 5:16:37 AM Diask
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-->-- ''[[ThatOtherWiki Wikipedia]]''

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-->-- ''[[ThatOtherWiki Wikipedia]]''
''Wiki/{{Wikipedia}}''



* AgentScully (used to portray skeptics, scientists and other people who don't believe in magic/the paranormal/higher powers as closed-minded and dogmatic.)

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* AgentScully (used AgentScully: Used to portray skeptics, scientists and other people who don't believe in magic/the paranormal/higher powers as closed-minded and dogmatic.)



* AssimilationAcademy (where schools are portrayed as soul-sucking institutions designed to mould everyone into being identical.)

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* AssimilationAcademy (where schools AssimilationAcademy: Schools are portrayed as soul-sucking institutions designed to mould everyone into being identical.)



* CorruptCorporateExecutive (frequently, when one of these appears in fictionland, it's to either be, or set up, a strawman)

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* CorruptCorporateExecutive (frequently, CorruptCorporateExecutive: Frequently, when one of these appears in fictionland, it's to either be, or set up, a strawman)



** DesignatedVillain/LiveActionTV



* EasyEvangelism (the strawman has never considered the opposing view and immediately converts once they hear an explanation)

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* EasyEvangelism (the EasyEvangelism: The strawman has never considered the opposing view and immediately converts once they hear an explanation)explanation.



* FalseDichotomy (two fronts for the price of one!)
* FoxNewsLiberal (and its counterpart, the MSNBCConservative.)

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* FalseDichotomy (two FalseDichotomy: Two fronts for the price of one!)
one!
* FoxNewsLiberal (and and its counterpart, the MSNBCConservative.)



* GodwinsLaw (comparing anything you don't like with one of the worst dictators in human history)

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* GodwinsLaw (comparing GodwinsLaw: Comparing anything you don't like with one of the worst dictators in human history)history



* GoodIsDumb (portrays [[GoodnessTropes goodness]] and [[IdealismTropes idealism]] as something utterly moronic and out of touch with life)
* GrumpyBear (essentially a straw [[TheCynic cynic]])

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* GoodIsDumb (portrays [[GoodnessTropes goodness]] GoodIsDumb: Portrays {{goodness|Tropes}} and [[IdealismTropes idealism]] {{idealism|Tropes}} as something utterly moronic and out of touch with life)
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* GrumpyBear (essentially GrumpyBear: Essentially a straw [[TheCynic cynic]])cynic]].



** InformedWrongness/LiveActionTV



* OutsideJoke (when the joke is based on a misrepresentation or misunderstanding of the subject)

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* OutsideJoke (when the OutsideJoke: A joke is based on a misrepresentation or misunderstanding of the subject)subject.



* StrawHypocrite (When the {{hypocrite}} doesn't even believe what he preaches; as with AmoralAttorney or CorruptChurch, not ''always'' a subtrope of The War On Straw, but a frequent one nevertheless.)

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* StrawHypocrite (When the StrawHypocrite: The {{hypocrite}} doesn't even believe what he preaches; as with AmoralAttorney or CorruptChurch, not ''always'' a subtrope of The War On Straw, but a frequent one nevertheless.)
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