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Old 11-21-2012, 12:14 PM   #101
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Default Re: Bane or the Joker?

Bane is literally a false populist "revolutionary." It in many ways is a parody/warning of the fearmongerers who peddle in patriotism and revolutionary rhetoric (Glenn Beck types). He is based on Robespierre who promised a "free" France, but instilled a reign of terror where THOUSANDS were executed because of class, social or simply prejudicial standing.

Bane did not believe his populist BS. That is kind of the point.

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