You probably know about Rush Limbaugh's latest embarrassing conspiracy theory, whereby DC Comics writer and artist Chuck Dixon and Graham Nolan created the villain Bane20 years ago as a spectacularly circuitous eff-you to Republican candidate Mitt Romney, who likes to brag about founding the investment firm Bain Capital, during his presidential campaign this year. Well, on last night's episode of TBS' Conan, comedian Conan O'Brien put forth some "evidence" that Limbaugh may not be as dumb as we thought.*
With the release of The Dark Knight Rises coming up on Friday, anticipation for Christopher Nolan's final Batman film has reached a fever pitch. Still, I don't think anyone expected the media hype to get to the level of ridiculousness it managed to achieve this week, when political commentator Rush Limbaugh claimed that the character of Bane was included in the film as part of a vast media conspiracy against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's association with investment firm Bain Capital.
This week, conservative political commentator Rush Limbaugh joined the ranks of cultural luminaries like Stephenie Meyer and Lady Gaga with the release of his own comic book biography from our old friends at Bluewater:
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