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* ''Film/TheReplacementKillers'': The titular assassins are this to HitmanWithAHeart John Lee, who WillNotHurtAChild (which is the reason he's on the run from the Triad) and is precise with his hits, while they just unleash MoreDakka and kill their target, anybody unlucky enough to get in the way, aany cops that try to stop them, and have no problem killing a kid as long as they get paid.

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* ''Film/TheReplacementKillers'': The titular assassins are this to HitmanWithAHeart John Lee, who WillNotHurtAChild WouldntHurtAChild (which is the reason he's on the run from the Triad) and is precise with his hits, while they just unleash MoreDakka and kill their target, anybody unlucky enough to get in the way, aany cops that try to stop them, and have no problem killing a kid as long as they get paid.



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* ''ComicBook/{{Venom}}'' started out as an antagonist for Spider-Man, hoping to kill Spidey for losing him his job, but when he became more of an AntiHero he was given his own "worse version" in the form of ''ComicBook/{{Carnage}}'', who possesses the same powers as Venom, but bonded to the mind of a sociopathic SerialKiller.


* ''Anime/Danganronpa3'': Both arcs have a "leader" character that shows how the franchise's archetypal protagonish shouldn't act:

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* ''Anime/Danganronpa3'': Both arcs have have a "leader" character that shows how the franchise's archetypal protagonish protagonist shouldn't act:



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* ''Anime/Danganronpa3'': Both arcs have a "leader" character that shows how the franchise's archetypal protagonish shouldn't act:
** ''Side: Future'' has Munakata, who frequently takes matters into his own hands, doesn't double-check his convictions, and decides his verdicts violently.
** ''Side: Despair'' has [[LightNovel/DanganronpaZero Murasame]], who despite being designated leader has no charisma to keep his fellow council members in line. When the game begins, he's all but forgotten about following his introduction.


* ''Film/{{Footloose}}'': Principal Dunbar to Reverend Moore, regarding the "no dancing & rock-and-roll" law. Moore is showcased extensively to be a WellIntentionedExtremist with a sympathetic reason for the "JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope" fallacy he harbors against these things (he lost a kid to a drunken driver accident). Dunbar, however, is a fascistic fundamentalist jerk that has started to remove other things he deems "unsavory" from town now that the law has given him the necessary toehold to do so.

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* ''Film/{{Footloose}}'': Principal Dunbar to Reverend Moore, regarding the "no dancing & rock-and-roll" law. Moore is showcased extensively to be a WellIntentionedExtremist with a sympathetic reason for the "JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope" fallacy point of view he harbors against these things (he lost a kid to a drunken driver accident). Dunbar, however, is a fascistic fundamentalist jerk that has started to remove other things he deems "unsavory" from town now that the law has given him the necessary toehold to do so.


* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has [[RabidCop Meredith]] [[DoesNotLikeMagic Stannard]] of [[AntiMagicalFaction the Templars]], an extremely radical member who will attack and imprison mages at the slightest provocation. She basically serves as a personification of every wrong approach to regulating magic. Hawke's sometimes morally dubious actions seem more sympathetic and justified because, if they side with the mages, Meredith is their main antagonist, and if they side with the Templars, then at least they're clearly not as bad as she is.

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has [[RabidCop Meredith]] [[DoesNotLikeMagic Stannard]] of [[AntiMagicalFaction the Templars]], an extremely radical member who will attack and imprison mages at the slightest provocation. She basically serves as a personification of every wrong approach to regulating magic. Her presence makes Hawke's sometimes morally dubious actions seem more sympathetic and justified because, if they regardless of what side with Hawke takes, because Hawke represents the mages, Meredith is their main antagonist, best available alternative to Meredith's tyrannical and if they side with the Templars, then at least they're clearly not as bad as she is.unhinged leadership.


* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has [[RabidCop Meredith]] [[DoesNotLikeMagic Stannard]] of [[AntiMagicalFaction the Templars]], an extremely radical member who will attack and imprison mages at the slightest provocation. Before her arrival, while things in [[WretchedHive Kirkwall]] were bad, they were slightly more tolerable.

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* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'' has [[RabidCop Meredith]] [[DoesNotLikeMagic Stannard]] of [[AntiMagicalFaction the Templars]], an extremely radical member who will attack and imprison mages at the slightest provocation. Before her arrival, while things in [[WretchedHive Kirkwall]] were bad, She basically serves as a personification of every wrong approach to regulating magic. Hawke's sometimes morally dubious actions seem more sympathetic and justified because, if they were slightly more tolerable.side with the mages, Meredith is their main antagonist, and if they side with the Templars, then at least they're clearly not as bad as she is.


* In the long-running strip "Literature/GoofusAndGallant" in ''Highlights for Children'' magazine, Goofus is always a perfect example of how ''not'' to behave in any situation. This helps the reader get past what a prig Gallant is. A prime example of this trope, and its long existence and the sheer amount of parody around it make it a good candidate for TropeCodifier.

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* In the long-running strip "Literature/GoofusAndGallant" in ''Highlights for Children'' magazine, Goofus is always a perfect example of how ''not'' to behave in any situation. This helps the reader get past what a prig Gallant is. A prime example of this trope, and its long existence and the sheer amount of parody around it make it a good candidate for TropeCodifier.


* ''VideoGames/{{Homefront}}'': Although John Milius is, by his own admission, something of a raving nationalist, he specifically wrote some very nasty survivalists into the game to demonstrate that his being decidedly right-wing doesn't mean he automatically favors ''every'' cause considered to be right-wing just because it supposedly matches his alignment.

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* ''VideoGames/{{Homefront}}'': ''VideoGame/{{Homefront}}'': Although John Milius is, by his own admission, something of a raving nationalist, he specifically wrote some very nasty survivalists into the game to demonstrate that his being decidedly right-wing doesn't mean he automatically favors ''every'' cause considered to be right-wing just because it supposedly matches his alignment.



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* ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'': Nagare Kano, a perverted CameraFiend who stoops to such lengths as blackmailing and stalking Kurumu, is a living example of how perverts in the series ''shouldn't'' act.


* Two of the Troll dancestors from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' are based off of Tumblr's notorious social justice warrior blogs. The rude and petulant Kankri is an [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad extremely hypersensitive]], over-the-top {{Jerkass}} convinced that EverythingIsRacist, and is strongly hinted to be a massive {{Hypocrite}}. He's clearly meant to be evocative of everything supporters of various worthy social causes ''shouldn't'' be. He is regularly contrasted to the level-headed, polite, and understanding Porrim, whose milder manner represents the way to promote these social causes properly.

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* Two of the Troll dancestors from ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}'' are based off of Tumblr's notorious social justice warrior blogs. The rude and petulant Kankri is an [[PoliticalCorrectnessGoneMad extremely hypersensitive]], over-the-top {{Jerkass}} convinced that EverythingIsRacist, and is strongly hinted to be a massive {{Hypocrite}}. He's clearly meant to be evocative of everything supporters of various worthy social causes ''shouldn't'' be. He is regularly contrasted to the level-headed, polite, and understanding Porrim, whose milder manner represents the way to promote these social causes properly.

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** Similarly, Sister (later Mother) Petrice, who [[spoiler: instigates a war with the Qunari in the city because she sees them as a threat to the Chantry]]. This is in contrast to Grand Cleric Elthina, who's a ReasonableAuthorityFigure, although she's a bit ''too'' passive.



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* Subverted in ''Literature/{{Lolita}}'' of all places. Clare Quilty is a pornographer who has ruined the lives of many young girls. But it's very hard to say he's objectively worse than Humbert Humbert.


* Helping ''Franchise/SpiderMan'' deal with the AxCrazy mass-murdering symbiote Carnage earned sometime ArchNemesis ComicBook/{{Venom}} a measure of respect as an AntiHero from both the readers and Spider-Man himself.


* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Judge Dredd is pretty much a fascist and brutal JudgeJuryAndExecutioner, but his arch-nemesis Judge Death is the same type of JudgeJuryAndExecutioner who reasoned that since crime is only committed by the living, [[OmnicidalManiac life itself must be punished with death]]. Yes, even for someone as ruthless as Dredd, there is a far worse alternative.

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* ''ComicBook/JudgeDredd'': Judge Dredd is pretty much a fascist and brutal an authoritarian JudgeJuryAndExecutioner, but his arch-nemesis Judge Death is the same type of JudgeJuryAndExecutioner who reasoned that since crime is only committed by the living, [[OmnicidalManiac life itself must be punished with death]]. Yes, even for someone as ruthless as Dredd, there is a far worse alternative.

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