Maddow Mocks Limbaugh For Batman Villain 'Bane' Conspiracy Theory

Rachel Maddow treated Rush Limbaugh to the mockery he deserves for his latest ridiculousness where he managed to find a conspiracy theory with the villain in the latest Batman movie. He must be getting desperate if this crap is the best he can come
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Rachel Maddow treated Rush Limbaugh to the mockery he deserves for his latest ridiculousness where he managed to find a conspiracy theory with the villain in the latest Batman movie. He must be getting desperate if this crap is the best he can come up with to feed his Dittoheads, to satisfy their required dose of hatred and fearmongering needed to get them through their day.

From Media Matters: Limbaugh's Dark Knight Rises/Romney Conspiracy: "Do You Think That It Is Accidental" The Villain Is Called "Bane"? :

RUSH LIMBAUGH: Have you heard, this new movie, the Batman movie -- what is it, the Dark Knight Lights Up or something? Whatever the name of it is. 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. The movie has been in the works for a long time, the release date's been known, summer 2012 for a long time. Do you think that it is accidental, that the name of the really vicious, fire-breathing, four-eyed, whatever-it-is villain in this movie is named Bane? [...]

LIMBAUGH: Anyway, so this evil villain in the new Batman movie is named Bane. And there's now discussion out there as to whether or not this was purposeful, and whether or not it will influence voters. It's going to have a lot of people. This movie, the audience is going to be huge, lot of people are going to see the movie. And it's a lot of brain-dead people, entertainment, the pop culture crowd. And they're going to hear "Bane" in the movie, and they are going to associate Bain. And the thought is that when they start paying attention to the campaign later in the year, and Obama and the Democrats keep talking about Bain, not Bain Capital, but Bain, Romney and Bain, that these people will think back to the Batman movie --"Oh yeah, I know who that is." There are some people who think it will work. There are some people think it will work. Others think -- "You're really underestimating the American people who think that will work.

Rachel was exactly correct in her response. “The modern American Right is hermetically sealed in a media universe that lets in no natural light and no air." And Limbaugh and his ilk have been breathing in way too many of their own exhalations for some time now. The man gets stupider by the day with his attacks, but it's not like anyone ever accused him of suffering from an over abundance of either intelligence or education.

John Amato:

Also, let's not forget 'Bane' was created by DC Comics in 1993. I imagine they used that name just hoping Romney would run for President in 2012, don't you? And the new Batman movie has been in production for years prior to its release.

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