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Trump Quoted Bane In His Inauguration Speech

President Donald Trump sounded a lot like a character from a superhero movie during his inauguration speech, and not one of the good guys.

As The Slot points out in a side-by-side comparison, Trump (unintentionally?) lifted a line straight from the speech that super-villain Bane (Tom Hardy) made in The Dark Knight Rises.

Trump said, "We are transferring power from Washington D.C. and giving it back to you... the people." Bane said, "We take Gotham from the corrupt! The rich! The oppressors of generations who have kept you down with myths of opportunity, and we give it back to you... the people."

While, sure, that's the only line that both speeches have in common, it's difficult to argue that the general tone and themes aren't awfully similar.

Here's a notable portion of Trump's speech:

"Today, we are not merely transferring power from one administration to another or from one party to another. But we are transferring power from Washington D.C. and giving it back to you... the people. For too long a small group in our nation's capital has reaped the rewards of government while the people have born the cost. Washington flourished but the people did not share in its wealth. Politicians prospered but the jobs left and the factories closed. The establishment protected itself but not the citizens of our country. Their victories have not been your victories. Their triumphs have not been your triumphs and while they celebrated in our nation's capital, there was little to celebrate for struggling families all across our land. That all changes starting right here and right now because this moment is your moment. It belongs to you."

Now, just for giggles (if you're giggling), watch Bane's tirade above.

It's not the only movie that Trump has managed to reference in the past couple days. He recently announced his 2020 re-election campaign slogan will be "Keep America Great," which is literally the tagline to The Purge: Election Year.

While we exhale deeply, take a look at one comic book artist's depiction of Trump (and his quotes) reimagined in the style of classic comic books.