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  • This trope is called "Straw Fan", but most of the examples seem to be sympathetic towards the creator. Kind of a mixed message there.
    • A Straw Man is a fake version of your "opponent" that you create to mock. Of course the creator is going to be sympathetic towards himself/herself.
      • I meant that on the part of whichever tropers wrote those entries. Like the people who wrote them are more sympathetic towards the authors than they should be, given the blatant strawmanning.
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