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[[Image:Alex and Laura Shrub.jpg|right|thumb|Alex Shrub, with his wife Laura in [[GTA Vice City]]]]
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'''Alex Shrub''' is a right wing politician who became the youngest state congressman in Florida history because, according to [[Maurice Chavez]], "he has a great haircut and says things that make you nod your head". Shrub is a delusional congressman who knowingly tries to cover up and distract people from the fact that [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] is going downhill under his term. He cares only about money and has allowed businesses to do as they please, such as legalization of Giggle Cream, a hazardous dessert which has killed 23 people.  
 
'''Alex Shrub''' is a right wing politician who became the youngest state congressman in Florida history because, according to [[Maurice Chavez]], "he has a great haircut and says things that make you nod your head". Shrub is a delusional congressman who knowingly tries to cover up and distract people from the fact that [[Vice City in GTA III Era|Vice City]] is going downhill under his term. He cares only about money and has allowed businesses to do as they please, such as legalization of Giggle Cream, a hazardous dessert which has killed 23 people.  
  
Late into the game, Shrub seeks to van the legal distribution of pornography in Vice City in order to gain favor with the puritan voters of the city. [[Tommy Vercetti]], having just purchased a porn movie making film studio, sketches up a plan to stop this. He sends Shrub's favorite prostitute, [[Candy Suxxx]], to his condo and then proceeds to take pictures of him and Suxxx engaged in cross-dressing. It is implied that Tommy and his film studio director, [[Steve Scott]], later use these pictures to blackmail Shrub into working for the [[Vercetti Gang]].
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Late into the game, Shrub seeks to van the legal distribution of pornography in Vice City in order to gain favor with the puritan voters of the city. [[Tommy Vercetti]], having just purchased a porn movie making film studio, sketches up a plan to stop this. He sends Shrub's favorite prostitute, [[Candy Suxxx]], to his condo and then proceeds to take pictures of him and Suxxx engaged in cross-dressing. It is implied that Tommy and his film studio director, [[Steve Scott]], later use these pictures to blackmail Shrub into working with the [[Vercetti Gang]].
  
 
There is a common (but unofficial) perception that Alex Shrub is a caricature of former U.S. president George H. W. Bush and Florida governor Jeb Bush. In addition to their political learning and similar last names (bush and shrub are both kinds of plants, Congressman Shrub's voice is also very similar to that of George H. W. Bush. "Shrub" is also in use as a nickname For U.S. president George W. Bush popularized by Texas columnist Molly Ivins).
 
There is a common (but unofficial) perception that Alex Shrub is a caricature of former U.S. president George H. W. Bush and Florida governor Jeb Bush. In addition to their political learning and similar last names (bush and shrub are both kinds of plants, Congressman Shrub's voice is also very similar to that of George H. W. Bush. "Shrub" is also in use as a nickname For U.S. president George W. Bush popularized by Texas columnist Molly Ivins).
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Image:Alex Shrub and Candy Suxxx.jpg|Alex Shrub with [[Candy Suxxx]] on [[Juan Cortez|Colonel Cortez's]] boat
 
Image:Alex Shrub and Candy Suxxx.jpg|Alex Shrub with [[Candy Suxxx]] on [[Juan Cortez|Colonel Cortez's]] boat
 
Image:Alex Shrub Martha.jpg|Alex Shrub dressed up as Martha (from ''[[Martha's Mug Shot]]'' mission)
 
Image:Alex Shrub Martha.jpg|Alex Shrub dressed up as Martha (from ''[[Martha's Mug Shot]]'' mission)
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Revision as of 20:02, 7 August 2009

File:Alex and Laura Shrub.jpg
Alex Shrub, with his wife Laura in GTA Vice City

Alex Shrub is a right wing politician who became the youngest state congressman in Florida history because, according to Maurice Chavez, "he has a great haircut and says things that make you nod your head". Shrub is a delusional congressman who knowingly tries to cover up and distract people from the fact that Vice City is going downhill under his term. He cares only about money and has allowed businesses to do as they please, such as legalization of Giggle Cream, a hazardous dessert which has killed 23 people.

Late into the game, Shrub seeks to van the legal distribution of pornography in Vice City in order to gain favor with the puritan voters of the city. Tommy Vercetti, having just purchased a porn movie making film studio, sketches up a plan to stop this. He sends Shrub's favorite prostitute, Candy Suxxx, to his condo and then proceeds to take pictures of him and Suxxx engaged in cross-dressing. It is implied that Tommy and his film studio director, Steve Scott, later use these pictures to blackmail Shrub into working with the Vercetti Gang.

There is a common (but unofficial) perception that Alex Shrub is a caricature of former U.S. president George H. W. Bush and Florida governor Jeb Bush. In addition to their political learning and similar last names (bush and shrub are both kinds of plants, Congressman Shrub's voice is also very similar to that of George H. W. Bush. "Shrub" is also in use as a nickname For U.S. president George W. Bush popularized by Texas columnist Molly Ivins).

Alex Shrub was introduced in "The Party," and he may be heard on the VCPR radio talk show, along with John F Hickory and Callum Crayshaw. He was voiced by Christopher Lucas.

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