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UPDATED: Rush Limbaugh Thinks Bane in Dark Knight Rises Is an Obama Conspiracy

Update: Chuck Dixon, the well-known conservative comic writer who created the character of Bane commented on this subject calling the idea of using Bane as part of a liberal agenda silly.

Unfortunately, I've traveled down this road before when Glenn Beck felt the need to blame Obama for the death of Peter Parker in the Marvel Ultimate Universe to be replaced with the multi-racial Miles Morales -- which ended up actually being pretty awesome, by the way. Now it's time for Rush Limbaugh to weigh in. He thinks that the choice of including the villain Bane in the Dark Knight Rises is a plot to make "brain-dead people" associate the criminal mastermind with Mitt Romney's company Bain Capital.

"Have you heard this new movie, the Batman movie, what is it, The Dark Knight Lights Up or whatever the name is," said Limbaugh. "That's right, Dark Knight Rises. Lights Up, same thing. Do you know the name of the villain in this movie? Bane. The villain in The Dark Knight Rises is named Bane, B-a-n-e. What is the name of the venture capital firm that Romney ran and around which there's now this make-believe controversy? Bain."

Okay, where to start...

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Jef Rouner is a contributing writer who covers politics, pop culture, social justice, video games, and online behavior. He is often a professional annoyance to the ignorant and hurtful.
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