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"We would all like to vote for the best man. But he is never a candidate."
Kin Hubbard

Tropes that are related to governmental systems, political ideologies and policies, and the way they shape historical/current events in both fiction and the real world.

Political facts and useful notes can be found on the Useful Notes index. Please be double-plus mindful of the Rule of Cautious Editing Judgement.

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    General Politics Tropes 

    Mass Media Politics 
  • Backed by the Pentagon: The entertainment industry maintains business connections with the national government; for example, Hollywood asking the US Department of Defense to loan military equipment for use in films.
  • Banned In China: A work of media has been (legally) prohibited from being released or distributed in a specific country.
  • Book Burning: The physical desecration of literature, which may be done as an act of politically motivated censorship (or protest).

    Political Officials and Citizens 

    Political Concepts and Philosophies 
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    Political Actions and Policies 

    Democratic and Bureaucratic Politics 

    Rebellious and Repressive Politics 

    International and Interstellar Politics 


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