Skip to comments.Who is the Route 29 Batman? This guy.
Posted on 03/28/2012 3:17:07 PM PDT by MinorityRepublican
Police pulled a man over on Route 29 in Silver Spring last week because of a problem with his plates. This would not ordinarily make international news, but the car was a black Lamborghini, the license plate was the Batman symbol, and the driver was Batman, dressed head-to-toe in full superhero regalia.
HOLY MOVING VIOLATION!
It didnt take long before images of the Dark Knights encounter with law enforcement began turning up everywhere from the Washington Post to CNN to the London tabloids.
Jokers emerged instantaneously too. Let him do his job, one commenter urged on the Post Web site. Batman has expensive taste, noted another. Meanwhile, questions about Batmans identity mounted: Did they make him take off his mask? someone asked.
No, they did not. Even Montgomery County police honor a superhero code of conduct, just like the Howard County officers who once helped him with a flat bat tire. Batman told officers his real name was not Bruce Wayne but Lenny B. Robinson, and that his real tags were in the car. (He was not ticketed then, but has been before for a heavy bat foot.)
The Caped Crusader is a businessman from Baltimore County who visits sick children in hospitals, handing out Batman paraphernalia to up-and-coming superheros who first need to beat cancer and other wretched diseases.
I actually know Batman. His parents are dear friends of my wifes family, and I see him at holiday dinners where my 4-year-old son believes he is the real-life Bruce Wayne. Daddy, hes Batman, too, my son will whisper to me. Though Batman has long been aware that Im a journalist, he has never suggested I write about him. He does not crave publicity. Like his comic book namesake, he doesnt seek credit for what he does.
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Who says there are no Superheroes....
Excellent. What a great story. What a great guy. God bless him.
Batmobile or Kitt from Knightrider? Which car is cooler?
I guess the Marxist who made this comment isn't aware that Batman is actually Bruce Wayne and is well off. The bat mobile wasn't a rusted out Chevy II with a rod knock.
BTW, good for this dude. It is nice to see people out there trying to make a difference for kids in difficult situations.
Batmobile > Kitt.
Kitt was a pansy.
Ann Sothern in “My Mother The Car.”
Although, I’d like to hear Kitt’s reaction when I tell him to take command while I huff glue.
Does he have any friends who can make a pencil disappear?
Amen to that! I really got a kick out of this Batman story. I bet the kids go crazy when he shows up :)
Whats wrong with the Batmobile?
Was it in shop...?
Kitt talked too much.
Say what you will, but no Robin, no Batman so it must have been a phony.
However, I did see a searchlight beam over yonder, in the direction of Gotham City.
Doesn't look like he runs in the same circles as Barney Frank.
Great story, btw. I think I'd stick with the Lambo though rather than getting a replica of the Batmobile built. Batman's gotta get into the 21st century too!
Personally, I like George Barris Batmobile from the 60's series, and the newest model from Batman Begins.
Really? You have to ask? The batmobile.
Kit had the most annoying metrosexual voice ever made.
What a great, feel good story! Worth the read.
Great story! Thanks!
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