Originally Posted by BatLobsterRises
"I'm Gotham's reckoning. Here to end the borrowed time you've all been living on."
He could have just snapped Daggett's neck without saying a word. No manipulation there, no need to spell out his motivation to Daggett. Yet he does.
I said a time when he specifically calls Gotham corrupt. All that means is that he is there to end Gotham, there is no implication of Gotham being a corrupt or terrible city.