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* A more comedic example would be Ron Fox, from Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay. As a Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, his job is to protect the United States from any perceived threat from a foreign country. Unfortunately, he's so neurotic and bigoted, he pretty much views anyone who isn't [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain white or Catholic]] as a potential threat.

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* A more comedic example would be Ron Fox, from Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay. As a Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, his job is to protect the United States from any perceived threat from a foreign country. Unfortunately, he's so neurotic and bigoted, he pretty much views anyone who isn't [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain white or Catholic]] as a potential threat.threat, and is convinced beyond reasoning that Harold and Kumar are in-league with Al Qaeda and North Korea, simply because of their ethnicity.

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* A more comedic example would be Ron Fox, from Film/HaroldAndKumarEscapeFromGuantanamoBay. As a Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, his job is to protect the United States from any perceived threat from a foreign country. Unfortunately, he's so neurotic and bigoted, he pretty much views anyone who isn't [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain white or Catholic]] as a potential threat.


* Border Control is a recurring pro wrestling example, with All Pro Wrestling perhaps getting the most mileage out of it, usually in form of wrestlers who work for AAA such as Brian Cage or Oliver John who don't see the irony [[{{Hypocrite}} in trying to keep the Mexicans out]], but special mention to the USWA TagTeam, who operated in Tennessee where there ''was'' no border in need of patrolling(indeed, [[HarsherInHindsight lack of talent from outside the state in its later years ended up doing USWA in]])

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* Border Control is a recurring pro wrestling example, with All Pro Wrestling perhaps getting the most mileage out of it, usually in the form of wrestlers who work for AAA such as Brian Cage or Oliver John who don't see not seeing the irony [[{{Hypocrite}} in trying to keep the Mexicans out]], but special mention to the USWA TagTeam, who operated in Tennessee where there ''was'' no border in need of patrolling(indeed, [[HarsherInHindsight lack of talent from outside the state in its later years ended up doing USWA in]])



* ''Someone'' associated with [[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] continued to send wrestlers, some of whom were admittedly AxCrazy like Wrestling/{{Abyss}} and Wrestling/{{Daffney|Unger}}, to [[Wrestling/StevieRichards Dr Stevie]] after it became pretty clear that contrary to his word he did ''not'' have his patient's best interests at heart.(Daffney's case he thought the best therapy to her violent thoughts was giving her a way to enact them on people she didn't like and in Abyss's case he came to the conclusion the man could not be saved as must be destroyed)

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* ''Someone'' associated with [[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] continued to send wrestlers, some of whom were admittedly AxCrazy like Wrestling/{{Abyss}} and Wrestling/{{Daffney|Unger}}, to [[Wrestling/StevieRichards Dr Stevie]] after it became pretty clear that contrary to his word he did ''not'' have his patient's best interests at heart.(Daffney's case he thought the best therapy to her violent thoughts was giving her a way to enact them on people she didn't like and in Abyss's case he came to the conclusion the man could not be saved as and must be destroyed)



* CZW also had Drew Gulak, an evil public relations manager who was concerned with corrected the Combat Zone's GarbageWrestler, LowestCommonDenominator, NoBudget, WretchedHive reputation. While this at first seemed like a well meaning, if misguided effort, time made it clear Gulak cared first and foremost about taking over, with the PR campaign about making himself look like something [[VisionaryVillain greater than the overlord of a low class wasteland]]. And he'd destroy anyone, be it their reputation or their physical body, be they with, against or indifferent to him, to take control.[[/folder]]

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* CZW also had Drew Gulak, an evil public relations manager who was concerned with corrected correcting the Combat Zone's GarbageWrestler, LowestCommonDenominator, NoBudget, WretchedHive reputation. While this at first seemed like a well meaning, if misguided effort, time made it clear Gulak cared first and foremost about taking over, with the PR campaign about making himself look like something [[VisionaryVillain greater than the overlord of a low class wasteland]]. And he'd destroy anyone, be it their reputation or their physical body, be they with, against or indifferent to him, to take control.[[/folder]]


* Big Bubba Rogers, and evil security guard bought with the money of Wrestling/JimCornette's mother. Later became known as Wrestling/BigBossMan, an evil prison correctional officer.

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* Big Bubba Rogers, and an evil security guard bought with the money of Wrestling/JimCornette's mother. Later became known as Wrestling/BigBossMan, an evil prison correctional officer.



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* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'': Saber Alter is a version of Saber who has been corrupted into a ruthless and cynical tyrant by Aŋra Mainiiu's black ooze. However, in an interview Kinoko Nasu and Gen Urobuchi have stated that she's not an outright villain, but a dark hero.


* [[Wrestling/{{Nova}} Simon Dean]], an evil infomercial salesmen waging war against obesity in the United States. His "Simon System" did work as advertised, for the most part, the problems being his ware was just other people's products [[Usefulnotes/{{Plagiarism}} with his name sellotaped over their brand]], and Dean himself wasn't even dedicated to his own fitness message, having a strange aversion to ''[[TooImportantToWalk walking]]''. The Simon System's biggest selling point was Maven's physique, which Maven already had before he started using it. In short, Dean was a fraud.
* ''Someone'' associated with Wrestling/{{TNA}} continued to send wrestlers, some of whom were admittedly AxCrazy like Wrestling/{{Abyss}} and Wrestling/{{Daffney|Unger}}, to [[Wrestling/StevieRichards Dr Stevie]] after it became pretty clear that contrary to his word he did ''not'' have his patient's best interests at heart.(Daffney's case he thought the best therapy to her violent thoughts was giving her a way to enact them on people she didn't like and in Abyss's case he came to the conclusion the man could not be saved as must be destroyed)

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* [[Wrestling/{{Nova}} [[Wrestling/MikeBucci Simon Dean]], an evil infomercial salesmen waging war against obesity in the United States. His "Simon System" did work as advertised, for the most part, the problems being his ware was just other people's products [[Usefulnotes/{{Plagiarism}} with his name sellotaped over their brand]], and Dean himself wasn't even dedicated to his own fitness message, having a strange aversion to ''[[TooImportantToWalk walking]]''. The Simon System's biggest selling point was Maven's physique, which Maven already had before he started using it. In short, Dean was a fraud.
* ''Someone'' associated with Wrestling/{{TNA}} [[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] continued to send wrestlers, some of whom were admittedly AxCrazy like Wrestling/{{Abyss}} and Wrestling/{{Daffney|Unger}}, to [[Wrestling/StevieRichards Dr Stevie]] after it became pretty clear that contrary to his word he did ''not'' have his patient's best interests at heart.(Daffney's case he thought the best therapy to her violent thoughts was giving her a way to enact them on people she didn't like and in Abyss's case he came to the conclusion the man could not be saved as must be destroyed)



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* Several games in the ''Franchise/{{Disgaea}}'' feature antagonists like this, fitting with the protagonists being literal [[NobleDemon Noble Demons]].


* Momon the Dark Hero in ''LightNovel/{{Overlord}}'' is hailed as the greatest warrior adventurer in the vicinity of the city of El-Rantel, and possibly the whole Re-Estize kingdom, rivaling warrior-captain Gazef Stronoff in [[OneManArmy power]] and [[KnightInShiningArmor virtue]]... And it's all a lie, as he's actually [[VillainProtagonist Ainz Ooal Gown]], [[{{Lich}} Elder Lich]] and {{Evil|Overlord}} SorcerousOverlord of the Great Tomb of Nazarick, who's using the alias as a convenient way to gather intel on the New World, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity garner glory and public trust]], getting people [[DealWithTheDevil to owe him one]], and stretch his legs, all without attracting too much attention towards his true self.

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* Momon the Dark Hero in ''LightNovel/{{Overlord}}'' ''LightNovel/Overlord2012'' is hailed as the greatest warrior adventurer in the vicinity of the city of El-Rantel, E-Rantel, and possibly the whole Re-Estize kingdom, rivaling warrior-captain Gazef Stronoff in [[OneManArmy power]] and [[KnightInShiningArmor virtue]]... And it's all a lie, as he's actually [[VillainProtagonist Ainz Ooal Gown]], [[{{Lich}} [[OurLichesAreDifferent Elder Lich]] and {{Evil|Overlord}} SorcerousOverlord of the Great Tomb of Nazarick, who's using the alias as a convenient way to gather intel on the New World, [[VillainWithGoodPublicity garner glory and public trust]], getting people [[DealWithTheDevil to owe him one]], and stretch his legs, all without attracting too much attention towards his true self.

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* ''FanFic/RainbowDoubleDashsLunaverse:'' It's theorized in the setting guide that this is why Corona's fall into madness left such a deep and lasting scar on pony psychology. When the very one whom you trust to protect you from the monsters herself becomes the greatest monster of them all, what hope remains?
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* ComicBook/DarkAvengers: The very premise was a team of supervillains acting as the Avengers, with many of them taking up the identities of their heroic counterparts: ComicBook/NormanOsborn as the Iron Patriot, a blend between Captain America and Iron Man; ComicBook/{{Venom}} (Mac Gargan) using the symbiote to masquerade as Black Suit Spider-Man; Moonstone as Ms. Marvel; Bullseye as Hawkeye; ComicBook/{{Daken}} as Wolverine; Marvel Boy as Captain Marvel; Ares; and the Sentry.


* Back when Vince Jr. was giving every other wrestler a second job, Jacques Rougeau Jr. was saddled with The Mountie gimmick and feuded with Big Boss Man, who had underwent a HeelFaceTurn and became a "good" lawman {{foil}}. This proved so offensive the real Royal Canadian Mountain Police sent out cease and desist letters.

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* Back when Vince Jr. was giving every other wrestler a second job, Jacques Rougeau Jr. was saddled with The Mountie gimmick and feuded with Big Boss Man, who had underwent a HeelFaceTurn and became a "good" lawman {{foil}}. This proved so offensive the real Royal Canadian Mountain Mounted Police sent out cease and desist letters.


* Border Control is a recurring pro wrestling example, with All Pro Wrestling perhaps getting the most mileage out of it, but special mention to the USWA TagTeam, who operated in Tennessee where there ''was'' no border in need of patrolling(indeed, [[HarsherInHindsight lack of talent from outside the state in its later years ended up doing USWA in]])

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* Border Control is a recurring pro wrestling example, with All Pro Wrestling perhaps getting the most mileage out of it, usually in form of wrestlers who work for AAA such as Brian Cage or Oliver John who don't see the irony [[{{Hypocrite}} in trying to keep the Mexicans out]], but special mention to the USWA TagTeam, who operated in Tennessee where there ''was'' no border in need of patrolling(indeed, [[HarsherInHindsight lack of talent from outside the state in its later years ended up doing USWA in]])


* {{Invoked|Trope}} when Kodo Fuyuki took over Wrestling/{{FMW}} with Team No Respect, took Hayabusa's mask and put it on Mr. Gannosuke. Fuyuki's reasoning was that Hayabusa was a {{super hero}}, which he did not want in his promotion, but [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim rather than simply get rid of Hayabusa]] he wanted to ruin Hayabusa's reputation.



* Pepper Parks is kind of like combining the anti drug activism of CM Punk with healthy living message of Simon Dean, while never delving into the cult levels of the former and lacking the self serving fraud of the latter. If you think that makes the health guru a good person, there are many a Wrestling/{{CZW}} fan who will disagree with you. He cares about what other people do with their bodies but has absolutely no problem mutilating them himself.[[/folder]]

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* Pepper Parks is kind of like combining the anti drug activism of CM Punk with healthy living message of Simon Dean, while never delving into the cult levels of the former and lacking the self serving fraud of the latter. If you think that makes the health guru a good person, there are many a Wrestling/{{CZW}} fan who will disagree with you. He cares about what other people do with their bodies but has absolutely no problem mutilating them himself.himself.
* CZW also had Drew Gulak, an evil public relations manager who was concerned with corrected the Combat Zone's GarbageWrestler, LowestCommonDenominator, NoBudget, WretchedHive reputation. While this at first seemed like a well meaning, if misguided effort, time made it clear Gulak cared first and foremost about taking over, with the PR campaign about making himself look like something [[VisionaryVillain greater than the overlord of a low class wasteland]]. And he'd destroy anyone, be it their reputation or their physical body, be they with, against or indifferent to him, to take control.
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* [[Wrestling/{{Nova}} Simon Dean]], an evil infomercial salesmen waging war against obesity in the United States. His "Simon System" did work as advertised, for the most part, the problems being his ware was just other people's products [[{{Plagiarism}} with his name sellotaped over their brand]], and Dean himself wasn't even dedicated to his own fitness message, having a strange aversion to ''[[TooImportantToWalk walking]]''. The Simon System's biggest selling point was Maven's physique, which Maven already had before he started using it. In short, Dean was a fraud.

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* [[Wrestling/{{Nova}} Simon Dean]], an evil infomercial salesmen waging war against obesity in the United States. His "Simon System" did work as advertised, for the most part, the problems being his ware was just other people's products [[{{Plagiarism}} [[Usefulnotes/{{Plagiarism}} with his name sellotaped over their brand]], and Dean himself wasn't even dedicated to his own fitness message, having a strange aversion to ''[[TooImportantToWalk walking]]''. The Simon System's biggest selling point was Maven's physique, which Maven already had before he started using it. In short, Dean was a fraud.

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