verb. Some strokes are less fleshy than others.
Real citation: "Hillary thinks we're all stupid and that if we're robo-stroked often enough by her poll-generated paeans, we’ll pull the lever for her."
(Matt Taibbi, "Don't Ask Hillary About Gay Rights -- She Won't Tell," March 14, 2007, Alternet, http://www.alternet.org/columnists/story/49251/)
Made-up citation: "In the future, 'robo-stroke' will take on at least six distinct meanings, only two of which will be sleazebot-related."