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21st Feb '17 4:49:13 PM DrImpossible
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* On a similar note, many Prime Ministers of foreign countries have held to power under similar circumstances:

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* On a similar note, many Prime Ministers of foreign countries have held to power under similar circumstances:
17th Feb '17 3:11:47 AM Philweasel
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** Garp is opposed morally to almost all his superiors, and openly undercuts them and causes havoc without even a pretense of restraint. Firing him was never an option though, as he's one of the strongest fighters in the Marines and a inspiring hero to the entire rank and file.
13th Feb '17 11:55:52 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** In the later half of the series, he's appointed Lord of Harrenhal and Lord Paramount of the Riverlands and leaves King's Landing. His immediate successors range from middling to downright incompetent, leading Hands and regents alike to think, "Gods, I wish Baelish were back here; he would know what to do". Little do they know that Littlefinger [[MagnificentBastard has bigger fish to fry]]. It's implied that Littlefinger has done this on purpose while concealing just how much he's needed, turning the finances of Westeros into a time bomb that starts ticking the moment he leaves the city.

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** In the later half of the series, he's appointed Lord of Harrenhal and Lord Paramount of the Riverlands and leaves King's Landing. His immediate successors range from middling to downright incompetent, leading Hands and regents alike to think, "Gods, I wish Baelish were back here; he would know what to do". Little do they know that Littlefinger [[MagnificentBastard has bigger fish to fry]]. It's implied that Littlefinger has done this on purpose while concealing just how much he's needed, turning the finances of Westeros into a time bomb that starts ticking the moment he leaves the city. Tyrion figured this whole system out when he briefly held the office (it's why we know it in fact); Littlefinger had him removed from office in spectacular fashion before he could do anything about it.
8th Feb '17 5:14:14 PM Gosicrystal
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--->'''Josh''': No, I did not. Let me be absolutely clear I DID NOT do that. [[NoExceptYes Except yes, I did that.]].

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--->'''Josh''': No, I did not. Let me be absolutely clear I DID NOT do that. [[NoExceptYes [[ByNoIMeanYes Except yes, I did that.]].
6th Feb '17 5:24:32 PM WaveSwallow
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* The reason why Coop pilots the ''WesternAnimation/MegasXLR'' instead of the much more competent Kiva. Coop salvaged and rebuilt Megas in his own outlandish way and Kiva has no idea how to pilot the thing anymore.
23rd Jan '17 6:03:16 PM luisedgarf
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** This policy could probably had ended at 2017 now that Donald Trump is now the president of the U.S., due of his policy hard-line stance against Mexico, meaning that anything that could happen in Mexico is ''not'' the concern of the United States anymore, averting this entirely.
17th Jan '17 12:17:36 AM Cronosonic
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*** And of the three Prime Ministers[[note]] that were head of their party during the Election[[/note]] following John Howard, not one has served a full term.

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*** And of the three Prime Ministers[[note]] that were head of their party during the Election[[/note]] following John Howard, not one has served a full term. The "why" for each is a long story.[[note]]But if you really want the story, Kevin Rudd was booted for being disliked in his own party and for advocating a mining tax - he later came back to stem the bleeding Labor was suffering before the 2013 election, but couldn't win it. Julia Gillard, while a fairly competent PM in her own right, was dogged by the unexpected and arguably unjustified removal of Rudd and the "broken promise" involving the carbon tax (which was actually meant to be a temporary transition system, but the move to an emissions trading scheme was derailed by multiple factors) as well as an utterly ''vicious'' opposition leader in the form of Tony Abbot, who attacked her at every turn and exploited any perceived mistakes. Abbot himself won the 2013 election, but proved to be a hopelessly ''incompetent'' PM who made the previous two look brilliant by comparison for a variety of reasons, and didn't even last two years before being removed by the popular Malcom Turnbull.[[/note]] The current PM, Malcom Turnbull, started off popular and with high expectations before it became clear he was (and still is) incapable of doing anything the right-wing of his party remotely disapproved of (the same right-wing who supported Abbot and hated Turnbull for removing him from power), causing him to ''barely'' retain power with the bare minimum of seats in parliament, but still unable to change course and thus still bleeding support. [[note]]He was lucky that the opposition leader, Bill Shorten, is hardly charismatic, but the fact that Turnbull turned the party around from bloodbath-level polling to a decent lead but then squandered it into a polling situation that could've gone either way in less than a year speaks volumes of how disillusioned voters rapidly became with him[[/note]]



* This seems to be the usual result in Australian politics when a long-serving Prime Minister loses. When the Liberal-National Coalition under Malcolm Fraser was voted in 1983 after eight years in power, the Liberals went through four leaders over the next thirteen years -- two of whom (Andrew Peacock and future Prime Minister John Howard) held the job on two non-consecutive occasions. Likewise, when the Labor Party lost power in 1996 after thirteen years under two prime ministers, they went through four leaders over the next twelve years out of power, one of whom (Kim Beazley) held the job on two non-consecutive occasions. Then, when the Coalition under Howard was voted out in 2007 (and Howard lost his parliamentary seat to boot) the Liberals dumped two leaders in two years before settling on the current leader (and now Prime Minister) Tony Abbott in 2009.

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* This seems to be the usual result in Australian politics when a long-serving Prime Minister loses. When the Liberal-National Coalition under Malcolm Fraser was voted in 1983 after eight years in power, the Liberals went through four leaders over the next thirteen years -- two of whom (Andrew Peacock and future Prime Minister John Howard) held the job on two non-consecutive occasions. Likewise, when the Labor Party lost power in 1996 after thirteen years under two prime ministers, they went through four leaders over the next twelve years out of power, one of whom (Kim Beazley) held the job on two non-consecutive occasions. Then, when the Coalition under Howard was voted out in 2007 (and Howard lost his parliamentary seat to boot) the Liberals dumped two leaders in two years before settling on the current leader (and now Prime Minister) Tony Abbott in 2009.2009. Tony Abbot won the election in 2013 through being an utterly rabid attack dog, but he proved to be such an incompetent PM that his party had no choice but to remove him in favour of the popular Malcom Turnbull (current prime minister), who Abbot previously booted in opposition, but at this point the right-wing who loathed Turnbull was so entrenched in the party that Turnbull ''barely'' avoided the electoral oblivion that Abbot would've consigned the party to in spite of being essentially powerless, unable to do anything the right-wing disapproves of, and thus unable to propose anything that would actually go over well with mainstream voters.
13th Jan '17 7:22:50 AM rikko338
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* When J.D. initially moves out on ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Turk and Carla realize that he was the one who did almost everything around the apartment, such as doing laundry and fixing the air conditioner. They also notice that without JD as a mediator, they don't get along very well, leading them to realize[[OhCrap their relationship is in trouble.]]

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* When J.D. initially moves out on ''Series/{{Scrubs}}'', Turk and Carla realize that he was the one who did almost everything around the apartment, such as doing laundry and fixing the air conditioner. They also notice that without JD as a mediator, they don't get along very well, leading them to realize[[OhCrap realize [[OhCrap their relationship is in trouble.]]
8th Jan '17 2:00:06 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* In ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderDome'', Master can humiliate the otherwise unchallenged queen of Bartertown, Auntie Entity, because not only does he have the monstrously powerful hulking Blaster to defend him, but because Bartertown depends on Master's scientific and engineering skills to create, bottle and utilize methane to provide itself with power; at the film's end, with Master having escaped, Bartertown's power station promptly explodes because nobody else knows how to keep it running.

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* In ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderDome'', ''Film/MadMaxBeyondThunderdome'', Master can humiliate the otherwise unchallenged queen of Bartertown, Auntie Entity, because not only does he have the monstrously powerful hulking Blaster to defend him, but because Bartertown depends on Master's scientific and engineering skills to create, bottle and utilize methane to provide itself with power; at the film's end, with Master having escaped, Bartertown's power station promptly explodes because nobody else knows how to keep it running.
8th Jan '17 12:56:34 PM dunicha
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** In another episode, Smithers goes on vacation and invokes this by deliberately choosing the most incompetent employee to fill in as Burns' assistant. Naturally, this is Homer Simpson. However, it [[SubvertedTrope backfires]] on him because Homer eventually snaps from Burns' treatment that he ''punches him.'' This truamtized Burns and he became terrified of Homer. [[GoneHorriblyRight This forced Burns to learn how to do things for himself like operate the phone, prepare coffee and drive a car.]] He thanks Homer for this just as Smithers is coming back and Smiters ends up fired. Eventually, Homer injures Burns again and thus Burns relies on Smithers once more.

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** In another episode, Smithers goes on vacation and invokes this by deliberately choosing the most incompetent employee to fill in as Burns' assistant. Naturally, this is Homer Simpson. However, it [[SubvertedTrope backfires]] on him because Homer eventually snaps from Burns' treatment that he ''punches him.'' This truamtized Burns and he became terrified of Homer. [[GoneHorriblyRight This forced Burns to learn how to do things for himself like operate the phone, prepare coffee and drive a car.]] He thanks Homer for this just as Smithers is coming back and Smiters Smithers ends up fired. Eventually, Homer injures Burns again and thus Burns relies on Smithers once more.
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