Government Depicted as Overly Bureaucratic

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Conservative Trope Examples

  • Die Hard with a Vengeance (1995)
    When a reporter asks Detective Walsh, "Why did everybody tear out of here?" he jokes, "It's coming up on shift change. The bean counters are worried about overtime, so we sent everybody back to the precinct to punch out. The next shift is gonna be here in a minute."
  • Die Hard 2 (1990)
    Major Grant tells Carmine (Dennis Franz) to "get this bureaucrat out of Mr. McClane's face! Now!" and Carmine sheepishly backs down.