[Plouffe] “Yeah. Let’s shift gears. Mr. President, you no doubt are aware of the popularity of the Batman movies. Interestingly, the villain in this latest release is named ‘Bane’ and… [holds up leather bat-costume] “…this is your Bane-battling batcampaign batsuit! The people will love it!”
[Obama] “Yeah, baby! I’m gonna get to crush that evil capitalist entity!”
[Plouffe] “Actually, sir, the bad guy is ‘Bane’, not ‘Bain’.”
[Obama] “Yeah. ‘Bain’.”
[Axelrod] “Sir, ‘Bain’ and ‘Bane’ are homophones. They’re pronounced the same.”
[Obama] “I thought the homophone was what the mayor of Gotham would use to bat-call me when he needs me to bat-save the city from capitalism.”
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