Main Intellectually Supported Tyranny Discussion

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CrowTR0bot
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03:46:27 PM Apr 4th 2018
How is this trope Truth in Television, exactly? Dictatorships are notorious for eliminating their intelligentsia, for fear that they'll spread reasoned dissent. Nazi Germany, Stalin's Russia, and Pol Pot's Cambodia were especially infamous for doing it to the point of shooting themselves in the foot.
kairu
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12:20:58 PM Feb 15th 2011
Either I'm very confused, or the laconic entry doesn't actually match...
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http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/remarks.php?trope=Main.IntellectuallySupportedTyranny