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Those who (a) are following the events in Ukraine right now and (b) have watched or read Catching Fire will probably understand this cartoon.
If you prefer a history analogy instead, try this one: a once mighty empire loses a drawn-out war and crumbles; a period of instability and confusion follows; a new leader with charisma and control issues takes helm; democracy and the free press are eroded; dissidents and sexual minorities are suppressed; the country becomes stable, prosperous, and increasingly nationalistic; the country hosts hosts an impressive Olympic Games; and the country subsequently occupies a former territory for reasons of pre-emptive self-defence.
Shades of 1936, anyone?
I’ve always liked the idea of a post-apocalyptic Batman. I figure if any character would be able to not only survive the end of life as we know it, but thrive in the ensuing chaotic atmosphere of existence, it would be Batman. 184 more words