History WesternAnimation / SupermanVSTheElite

30th Jul '16 11:14:36 AM Lopiny
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--> '''Black:''' You crazy son of a bitch! You killed my team!!
--> [[spoiler:'''Superman:''']] Your team of killers. And guess what? [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim They won't be killing again.]]

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--> '''Black:''' You crazy son of a bitch! You ''You killed my team!!
team!!''
--> [[spoiler:'''Superman:''']] Your team of killers. And guess what? [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim They won't be killing again.anyone else.]]
27th Jul '16 9:50:25 AM VVK
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* WhatTheHellHero:
** At first Superman thinks the Elite are a little reckless but basically have their hearts in the right place... [[spoiler:until they demonstrate their solution for dealing with Atomic Skull. And then there's the way they choose to stop two nations at war.]]
** [[spoiler: Speaking of Atomic Skull, when debating about whether or not to kill him, a grieving son calls Superman out on letting him live, as his escape cost a few more lives]].
20th Jul '16 2:54:41 PM scaredinmate#94
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* {{Eagleland}}: Superman's usual slogan of Truth, Justice, and the American Way, but it takes on a different meaning depending on the context. Flavor 1 if Superman or someone sympathetic to him is saying it, but it takes on somewhat more unpleasant implications in the hands of a commenter weighing in on the debate about Superman and the Elite. Then Black takes the opportunity to sarcastically comment on the US Government and the "American military capitalist way" (ironically, because - as Black ''also'' points out - Superman's ThouShaltNotKill ethos is directly opposite to the philosophy of the US military when it comes to dealing with opposition). A major Type 2 shows up in the first half of the movie: in an interview, Professor Baxter warns the {{Straw C|haracter}}onservative talk show host about trusting the Elite by asking "What happens when they come after you?", to which the host replies "Why would they come after me? I'm an American! We're the good guys!" completely unironically.
10th Jun '16 3:18:02 AM VVK
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* [[spoiler:ThePowerOfActing: Come on, you seriously thought Superman would have gone power-mad? ...Still pretty convincing, though.]]
30th May '16 12:22:43 PM VVK
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* XanatosGambit: [[spoiler: Superman had planned the ''entire'' thing since roughly one-third through the film, stating that he was holding back the ''entire time''.]]
30th May '16 12:20:42 PM VVK
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* BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork: [[spoiler: The Elite kill Atomic Skull, a villain that Superman had previously spared and had just proven to be too powerful to imprison. The fact that Superman's no kill policy only cost more innocent lives is what influenced public interest.]]

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* BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork: BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork:
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[[spoiler: The Elite kill Atomic Skull, a villain that Superman had previously spared and had just proven to be too powerful to imprison. The fact that Superman's no kill policy only cost more innocent lives is what influenced public interest.]]]]
** The Elite also [[spoiler: kill the leaders of]] Pokolistan and Bialyia, ostensibly defusing the violent tensions between the countries. Whether this actually works is not explored, though something like an EvilPowerVacuum coming up next would have been unsurprising.
6th May '16 4:54:30 AM VVK
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* {{Hypocrite}}: Manchester calls Superman a "self-righteous hypocrite".

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* {{Hypocrite}}: Manchester calls Superman a "self-righteous hypocrite". Speaking of hypocrites, that's just one of the many ways in which he complains about being given a taste of his own medicine. Didn't you say MightMakesRight?
6th May '16 4:04:27 AM VVK
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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: The Elite jump suddenly from killing villains and dictators for a confused mixture of ForGreatJustice and saving innocents; to being ready to cheerfully kill Superman because he disagrees and openly declaring a "rule" that MightMakesRight. Which rule, by the way, would imply that the dictators were doing nothing wrong...

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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: The Elite jump suddenly from killing villains and dictators for a confused mixture of ForGreatJustice and saving innocents; to being ready to cheerfully kill Superman because he disagrees and openly declaring a "rule" that MightMakesRight. Which rule, by the way, would imply that the dictators and villains were doing nothing wrong...
6th May '16 4:02:26 AM VVK
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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: Superman is suspicious of the Elite, fearing that they'll go too far with their murderous actions. [[spoiler: Proven true when Manchester decides to destroy the city when Superman arrives, though he doesn't do it.]]

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* JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: The Elite jump suddenly from killing villains and dictators for a confused mixture of ForGreatJustice and saving innocents; to being ready to cheerfully kill Superman is suspicious of the Elite, fearing because he disagrees and openly declaring a "rule" that they'll go too far with their murderous actions. [[spoiler: Proven true when Manchester decides to destroy MightMakesRight. Which rule, by the city when Superman arrives, though he doesn't do it.]]way, would imply that the dictators were doing nothing wrong...
6th May '16 3:29:24 AM VVK
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* DoNotDoThisCoolThing: Played with in-universe. Superman tries to convince the Elite to refrain from exercising their [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim own brand of justice]], despite the fact that they're getting worldwide public approval and support for it.
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