[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
->No one with a good public reputation is actually good, Orgullo. They’re just charlatans skilled at making themselves look good. Most people are easily fooled, so we can get away with it.
-->-- '''Akira Hidaka''', ''Manga/KarakuridoujiUltimo''

[[folder:Comic Books]]
->One is evil, but you can deal with him, because he [[EvenEvilHasStandards actually harbors beliefs]]. The other one will tell any lie, wear any mask, to become president, and not only that, he fucking hates you, and he's doing this just so he can [[ForTheEvulz make your lives hell]]. And who do you think they vote for? Stupid.
-->-- '''Spider Jerusalem''', ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}''

[[folder:Film - Animated]]
->How bad can I be? I'm just building an economy\\
How bad can I be? Just look at me [[PhotoOpWithTheDog pettin' this puppy]]\\
How bad can I be? A portion of proceeds goes to charity\\
How bad can I possibly be? Let's see:\\
All [[MegaCorp the customers are buying]]\\
And [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney the money's multiplying]]\\
And [[SlaveToPR the PR people are lying]]\\
And [[ArmyOfLawyers the lawyers are denying]]\\
Who cares if a few trees are dying?
-->-- ''Film/TheLorax'', "How Bad Can I Be?"

[[folder:Film - Live-Action]]
->May it please this honorable court, my life is an open book, I am a pillar of the church. I support all organized charities that are tax deductable. I give to all the newest and fashionable diseases.
-->--'''Ragpicker''', ''The Madwoman of Chaillot''

->'''King''': Now, we were in Albany for nine months. And we made a lot of mistakes. But their sheriff, Laurie Pritchett...he never made a mistake. Kept his cool. Kept arresting us in a "humane" way. Carried people to the jail-wagons on stretchers. Day in, day out. There was no drama.\\
'''James''': You mean there was no cameras.\\
'''King''': Exactly.

->'''Nigel''': He donates a lot of money to worthy causes. He built a maritime museum ''and'' a new wing for the orphanage.\\
'''Bond''': I'm sure he's [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas very kind to his mother.]]

->'''Max Shrek:''' "Crime Boss"? Shows what ''you'' know, Mister! To the manor born, the silver spoon! Oswald is Gotham's new golden boy. If his parents hadn't eighty-sixed him, you two might've been bunkies at prep school.\\
'''Bruce Wayne:''' Oswald controls the Red Triangle gang. I can't prove it yet, but-\\
'''Shrek:''' Wayne, I'll not stand for mudslinging in this office!
-->-- ''Film/BatmanReturns''

->'''Noah Cross:''' Exactly what do you know about me?\\
'''J.J. Gittes''': Mainly that you're rich, and too respectable to want your name in the newspapers.\\
'''Cross''': 'Course I'm "respectable." I'm old. [[SoWasX Politicians, ugly buildings, and whores]] all get respectable if they last long enough.
-->-- ''{{Film/Chinatown}}''

->You saw one of London's most respected citizens, and you deliberately PUSHED him into a cage!
-->-- '''Police Inspector''' after Costello locks up Mr. Hyde, ''Creator/AbbottAndCostello'' ''Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde''

->I have the Americans believing I am a nice guy. In their polls, I'm more popular than [[UsefulNotes/GeorgeHWBush their President!]]
-->-- '''UsefulNotes/MikhailGorbachev''', ''Film/TheNakedGun: From the Files of Police Squad''

->''"So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause."''
-->-- '''Padmé Amidala''', ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', about Palpatine's formation of the Galactic Empire

->And no wonder, for even Satan masquerades as an angel of light.
-->-- ''Literature/TheBible''

->But in calling Moriarty a criminal you are uttering libel in the eyes of the law—and there lie the glory and the wonder of it! The greatest schemer of all time, the organizer of every deviltry, the controlling brain of the underworld, a brain which might have made or marred the destiny of nations—that’s the man! But so aloof is he from general suspicion, so immune from criticism, [[AffablyEvil so admirable in his management and self-effacement]], that for those very words that you have uttered he could hale you to a court and [[KarmaHoudini emerge with your year’s pension]] as a solatium for his wounded character. Is he not the celebrated author of ''The Dynamics of an Asteroid'', a book which ascends to such rarefied heights of pure mathematics that it is said that there was no man in the scientific press capable of criticizing it? Is this a man to traduce? Foulmouthed doctor and slandered professor—such would be your respective roles! That’s genius, Watson.
-->-- '''Literature/SherlockHolmes''', "The Valley of Fear"

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
->'''Mudder:''' (''singing "The Ballad of Jayne Cobb"'') He robbed from the rich and he gave to the poor / Stood up to the man and he gave him what for / Our love for him now, ain't hard to explain / The hero of Canton, the man they call Jayne! ♪\\
'''Simon:''' This must be what going mad feels like.
-->-- ''{{Series/Firefly}}'', "Jayneston"

->I can't stop [[CantGetInTroubleForNuthin the horrible respect]] people have for me.
-->-- '''Tracy Jordan''', ''Series/ThirtyRock''

->'''Lawyer''': Agent, I don't quite know what you're implying. Mr. Molina's an upstanding businessman and a pillar of the c--\\
'''Reyes''': "Pillar of the community"? Does anyone actually use that phrase except mob lawyers?
-->--''Series/TheXFiles'', "John Doe"

->If the devil himself was walking this Earth, he’d definitely be working in PR.
-->-- '''Oswald Danes''', ''Series/TorchwoodMiracleDay''

->'''Lord Marbury''': You are honouring a man at your St. Patrick's Day Dinner allied with car bombers and murderers of British soldiers. This not to mention Irish men, women and children.\\
'''Toby Ziegler''': Yes, sir.\\
'''Marbury''': And you are doing it to [[{{Realpolitik}} appease Democrats from New York City and Boston]].\\
'''Toby''' He's not being honored. He's just been given an invitation.\\
'''Marbury''': He shouldn't be given a '''visa'''!\\
'''Toby''': And I think we have to be careful how we use the word "terrorist"... Can I call you John?\\
'''Marbury''': I am "John", [[MyNameIsInigoMontoya Lord Marbury, Earl of Croy Marquess of Needham and Dolby, Baronet of Brycey England's Ambassador to the United States]], and a terrorist is a terrorist even if he wears a green necktie and sings Danny Boy!
-->--''Series/TheWestWing'', "Dead Irish Writers"

->[[spoiler: '''Floriana Campo:''' ]] You never liked me because you're a wanted man living in the shadows, and I am ''not.'' [[SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil I run my business]], and [[EvilGloating I'm being wined and dined by the city's elite]]!
->'''Reddington:''' ''[laughs]'' I don't know how you do it - the duplicity. How does the devil in you contend with the angel? I would have kicked her out ''years'' ago.
->[[spoiler: '''Floriana Campo:''' ]] You can learn a thing or two from me, Raymond. [[FauxAffablyEvil I'm going to kiss that sweet young FBI agent on the cheek and say, "good night,"]] and then go down to the docks and pick up my next shipment of [[SexSlave girls]].
-->--''Series/TheBlacklist'', "[[Recap/TheBlacklistS1E2TheFreelancer The Freelancer]]"

->''A little camouflage and glue\\
To mask the evil that men do''
-->-- "Postcards From Richard Nixon", '''Music/EltonJohn'''

->''I built a little empire out of some crazy garbage\\
Culled the blood of the exploited working class\\
But they've overcome their shyness\\
Now they're calling me "Your Highness"\\
And the world screams "Kiss me, son of god"''
-->-- "Kiss Me, Son of God", '''Music/TheyMightBeGiants'''

->''Some have harsh words for this man of renown,\\
But some think our attitude\\
Should be one of gratitude,\\
Like the widows and cripples in old London town\\
[[BadNewsInAGoodWay Who owe their large pensions]] to Wernher von Braun''
-->-- "Wernher Von Braun", ''Music/ThatWasTheYearThatWas''

[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
->'''Wrestling/GorillaMonsoon''': [cringing] Listen to that ''voice.'' Geez.\\
'''[[Wrestling/BobbyHeenan Brain]]''': [[WeirdnessCensor Very well-spoken!]] I think she went to Oxford, didn't she?\\
'''Monsoon''': She ''reminds'' me of an ox.
-->--On Wrestling/SherriMartel, ''[[{{Wresling/WWE}} UK Rampage '92]]''

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
-> [[EvilInc Pentex]] has insinuated itself into every aspect of modern life: it employs untold millions and [[PhotoOpWithTheDog gives generously to selected charities, cultural events and causes]] on both sides of the traditional liberal/conservative political equation. If Pentex were to disappear overnight, there would be upheaval on Wall Street and massive unemployment, despite the long-term good that its destruction would bring. [...] Pentex, through its control of the media, has created an atmosphere in which it an its good are part of the blessed status quo: any assault on a Pentex subsidiary is twisted in the public eye, becoming a direct attack on traditional values.
-->-- ''TabletopGame/WerewolfTheApocalypse - Monkeywrench!Pentex''

->[[EvilOldFolks Mrs Johnson]] has been [[WouldHurtAChild at this game]] [[ImmortalityImmorality for longer than anyone realizes]] and has built a rock-solid reputation as a harmless, helpful, grandmotherly old lady who would never hurt a fly. The kids have to keep a low profile or risk having the librarian, the principal, the cops, or their parents called on them in short order. And of course, [[AffablyEvil Mrs Johnson would volunteer to help with their community service]] so that they could all [[DeadlyEuphemism get to know one another better...]]
-->--"The Forever Club," ''[[TabletopGame/NewWorldOfDarkness Innocents]]''

->Even as I write, [[TheHorde men of]] [[GrimUpNorth Norsca]] walk freely in the streets of Marienburg, [[DudeWheresMyRespect garnering greater acknowledgement than the true heroes of our empire]], and ever burrowing their way into the hearts of the foolish. Fat ladies squeal to be the first to purchase their latest pelts, gentlemen bid for the [[ArtifactOfDoom cursed armaments]] culled from their tainted earth, entertainers seek twisted creatures for the gawking of the peasantry and, most ludicrous of all, stern-faced generals do seek to secure their warriors as [[PrivateMilitaryContractors mercenaries]] for their wars both foreign and against our own people. Their greed for power and prestige and false worth does blind them to the evil they allow to walk among us. For the Norse do lie so well, and smile at the gaiting and prancing of those who seek to imitate them. But I understand as they do the base truth behind these idolaters do wear as lightly on their minds as they do the silk on their sleeve
->The Norse mislead us all with [[FauxAffablyEvil their smiles and pageantry]], and we will be the ones to bear the brunt of their ultimate betrayal.
-->--''[[TabletopGame/{{Warhammer}} Liber Chaotica]]''

->Not every [[EnfantTerrible juvenile]] [[EvilSorcerer widderslainte]] is also a juvenile delinquent. Some are model students and citizens - at least on the outside. They run straight A's in school, head clubs and other organizations, and otherwise present themselves as model citizens, even as they [[AmbitionIsEvil ruthlessly use and discard others on their climb to the top]]. Are they then any better than [[CardCarryingVillain their fellows]], who spend lunch hour tying stray cats into sacks and dumping them in rivers? Most assuredly not.
->They're more subtle, true, but not really any different. It's just that the human wreckage they leave behind generally continues functioning - [[MindRape at least on some level]].
-->--''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension - The Book Of Madness''

->O villain, villain, smiling, damned villain! \\
My tables--meet it is I set it down,\\
That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain; \\
At least I'm sure it may be so in Denmark.
-->-- '''{{Theatre/Hamlet}}'''

[[folder:Video Games]]
->Fontaine's got us out there [[FakeCharity ladling soup]] for the purpose of building an army -- not to share the milk of human kindness.
-->-- '''Johnny Demarco''', ''VideoGame/BioShockInfinite: BioShockInfinite/BurialAtSea''

->Your powerful [[UnitedNationsIsASuperpower GDI]] forces have been emasculated, and you yourself are a ''[[HeroWithBadPublicity killer of children!]]'' Now of course it's not true, but, the world only believes what the media tells them to believe... and I tell the media what to believe, it's really quite simple.
-->-- '''Kane''', ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberianDawn''

->Do you think you've won? You see, when I die, they'll [[OurFounder build a statue]]. And you? The city didn't stop for your grieving family. Because you don't matter.
-->-- '''Lucky Quinn''', ''VideoGame/WatchDogs''

-> '''Raiden''': [[LampshadeHanging How the hell did you get elected?]]\\
'''[[spoiler:Senator Armstrong]]''': Well, I don't write my own speeches.

-> '''[[spoiler: Game epilogue]]''':...[[spoiler: Korgan]] was last seen burying his [[AnAxeToGrind axe]] in the gullet of a [[ReligionOfEvil high priest of Lolth]], [[BloodKnight laughing as he struck]]. Dwarven legend immortalized the image, and his [[AxeCrazy bloodlust]] is now called a [[CrazyAwesome crusade]]. History, it seems, finds more heroes than madmen.

[[folder:Web Animation]]
->They're part of a new humanitarian group called [=TerraSave=] which has a long intro in the first episode going on about how nice they are and how you should totally trust them, so I'm assuming they'll turn out to be run by the Boston kitten strangler.
-->--'''''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation''''' on ''VideoGame/ResidentEvilRevelations2''

[[folder:Web Original]]
->'''Prison:''' A fishbowl for guppies. The real sharks get to stay in the ocean, and never fall into the mariners' nets. They instead [[SleazyPolitician run for elected office]] [[CorruptCorporateExecutive and make fortunes on Wall Street.]] Never do the big fish see the inside of an aquarium.

->The guy walks in to dark, wicked music, has narrow shifty eyes, and even gives low evil mastermind laughs when he says innocuous and threatening things. ''"[[GigglingVillain Hmm-hm-hm-hm...haaa ha ha ha!!]]"'' He's SO {{OBVIOUSLY EVIL}}, and the rest of the wizards are sticking up for his reputation, stunned at the accusation that the velvet cloak-wearing weirdo with heavy eyeliner and shadowed eyes could possibly be wicked and set on world domination. I mean hello, Know Alignment spell anyone?
-->-- '''[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Noah Antwiler]]''' [[http://spoonyexperiment.com/dungeons-and-dragons/ on]] Profion, ''Film/DungeonsAndDragons''

->'''Skitter''': I'm not taking you hostage. It's really your choice how this plays out. I'm not sure if you heard me say it before, but I described you as a jury. Now it's time for you to vote.\\
'''Defiant''': That's not how it works, Skitter!\\
'''Skitter''': Stand if you side with me. I won't make any big speeches here. That's not who I am. I won't feed you lies or guilt you into this. It's your call.\\
(''almost one hundred students stand up and [[LostInACrowd stand with Skitter]]'')
-->-- ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/04/02/chrysalis-20-5/ Chrysalis 20.5]]

->Creator/DonaldTrump, arguably the grossest person in America, gets his mug plastered on the list as well, with ''Forbes'' describing the current massive fraud suit against him as part of his "circus". OH YES, WHAT A FUN RIDE IT IS TO FUCK PEOPLE OVER.
-->--'''[[http://www.gq.com/blogs/the-feed/2013/09/make-it-stop-the-worst-of-the-week-of-092013.html Drew Magary]]''', ''Make It Stop''

[[folder:Web Video]]
->'''OOC''': Do you hear the fuckin' reaction he got when he came out? ''Who's still cheering'' this fuckin' guy? after all he's done? I just...I just don't understand it. He clearly '''hates every single person''' sitting in this crowd, and you are cheering.\\
'''V1''': He hates ''[[HatesTheJobLovesTheLimelight wrestling!]]''
-->--''WebVideo/OSWReview'' on Wrestling/KevinNash,Ep. 34

[[folder:Western Animation]]
-> You see, uh, "Superman"...[[IOwnThisTown I own Metropolis]]. My technology built it, my will keeps it going, and nearly two-thirds of its people work for me whether they know it or not. Even you have to admit, it's a model of efficiency.
-->-- '''ComicBook/LexLuthor''', ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries''


[[folder:Real Life]]
->The soul of wit may become the very body of untruth.
-->-- '''Aldous Huxley''', ''Literature/BraveNewWorld Revisited''

->A culture is made — or destroyed — by its articulate voices.
-->-- '''Creator/AynRand''', ''The Voice of Reason''

->This country has nothing to fear from the crooked man who fails. We put him in jail. It is the crooked man who succeeds who is a threat to this country.
-->-- '''UsefulNotes/TheodoreRoosevelt''', October 25, 1905

->In the world of the wealthy, [[PetTheDog liberalism is something you do to offset your rapacious behavior in other spheres]]. It’s no coincidence that, in Weinstein’s desperate first response to [[CastingCouch the accusations against him]], he thought to promise war against the National Rifle Association and to support scholarships for women.
-->-- '''Thomas Frank''', "[[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/21/harvey-weinstein-liberal-world What Harvey Weinstein tells us about the liberal world]]"