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Quotes: Straw Character
"Why am I forced to walk the Earth with this conscience? Maybe, if there's such a thing as reincarnation, I can come back down to Earth and just trample all over people without giving a damn about anyone but myself. That would be awesome. That's it — in my next life, I'm coming back as a conservative."
Mick Foley, The Hardcore Diaries

David: Smallville's Cat Grant is basically Mandy Moore from Saved! Or maybe Reese Witherspoon in Election. I mean, she doesn’t really act like Cat Grant at all. She’s supposed to be vamping it up, you know? Even when she was younger. This Cat Grant is just… like, kind of annoying. I mean, I believe she listens to Glorious Godfrey on the radio, because she seems like the kind of person who’d be into Glenn Beck.
Chris: All buttoned-up cardigans and homemade cookies.
David: I also love how they really twist in the gay metaphor when Cat starts going on about 'alternative lifestyles.' I mean, this isn’t the X-Men.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri on Smallville ("Shield")

"My God! You'd be less subtle if you spray-painted 'I hate Bush' on your chest and went in front of the White House naked!"

Protester's placard in Dominion Tank Police

Big Oil (thought bubble): If I let this guy stop the weather, people will stop dying. But oil is made of dead things. That means less oil.
Big Oil (aloud): beat it, hippie!
Chainsaw Suit, "Disastorm" the movie arc.

"I think Michael Moore is stupid! I think Bush is the best president! He is the best president because he has a dog!"
Chip Cheezum, mocking Micheal Weiss during his Micheal Weiss Show MST/Retsuflash

"Oh my God! The dead have risen and they're voting Republican!"
Bart Simpson, in "Sideshow Bob Roberts," on finding the tomb of a "registered voter" who died in 1909

alternative title(s): Strawman Political
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