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02:45:10 PM May 28th 2012
For some reason, this page has had various tropes edited out because "Real People Don't Have Tropes", but other politicians' pages have tropes, usually under the heading of "X personifies the tropes of..." or "Media representations of X exemplify these tropes...". Is there a general rule, or not?
08:18:58 AM Jun 10th 2012
There is a general rule: Tropes are not to be applied to real persons as if they were a work of fiction, much less living persons.

Politicians may not be creators, but the second part of the Creator Page Guidelines sums it up pretty well. Also, the Rule of Cautious Editing Judgement applies.
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