Continuing a long, proud tradition of saying crazy shit, Rush Limbaugh is now claiming that Bane, the TDKR villain played by Tom Hardy, is so named as a swipe at Mitt Romney. Limbaugh: ‘This movie, the audience is going to be huge, [a] 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 [Capital, Romney’s contentious former company]. 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.’ Sure, but Bane is a character from the comics, and has been around since 1993, and so probably was not dreamed up by Christopher Nolan to take shots at Republicans. And, like, if Nolan really wanted to sway an electorate with the power of his movie magic, wouldn’t he have just named his bad guy ‘Mitt Romney’? Then you’d have millions of ‘brain dead pop culture people’ standing in a voting booth being all like, ‘Well, you know, I would vote for Mitt Romney, his fiscal policy is sound and his health care plan is much more logical than Obama’s, but then again he tried to kill Batman.’