State Department Depicted Negatively
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Conservative Trope Examples
- Rules of Engagement (2000) | Diplomats Depicted NegativelyAmbassador Mourain (Ben Kingsley) is shown as scared, weak, clueless & unpatriotic during an evacuation of the US embassy in Yemen. He yells in a panic, "Colonel, we can’t wait here! Let’s go! Why are we still here?" just before he is given the embassy's USA flag brave marines took down while under fire. He is later convicted of lying in a plot to frame Samuel Jackson's Colonel Childers.Staff AsideIn real-life, ambassadors know the risks of regions they serve and act nobly along with all the men and women they serve with.