Class Warfare in New Batman? Bane Name Raises Eyebrows

Alicia Powe | July 18, 2012
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"The Dark Knight Rises",  one of summer's most anticipated sequels, is raising the specter of political posturing. Batman's latest nemesis bears  the same name as the most frightening and current batman villain--Bane.

Conservative talk show host Rush limbaugh believes this no coincidence. "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?"

Charlie Rose on the otherhand seemed delighted by the idea of the film having class warfare innuendo. "I can tell you one thing, makes me want to see the movie, that's for sure," Charlie Rose said," I may this weekend."

The venom breathing villain from Batman was originally conceived in the early 1990s and nearly two decades before drawing controversy for the Romney campaign.
(h/t CBS
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