The Avengers made a mess of a town on the African coast that the world’s media didn’t even bother to name, then Sokovia, and remember a couple of years ago when Thor almost destroyed Greenwich? Okay, so not all of these battles were of their own creation but… come on. Great of you to visit some other nations, could you maybe just sign some autographs and take some instagram snaps instead of leveling half a city?
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“After 9-11, when the government passed a law
in the Civil War storyline demanding that superheroes register their
identity, Cap led the Anti-Registration charge against it, which put
him into direct conflict with some of his closest allies, including Iron
Some fans have a hard time reconciling Captain America’s role as a
super-soldier with his opposition to laws like the Superhuman
Registration Act. But this should really come as no surprise. The
character was created to embody a willingness to fight for the core
principles America stands for, chief among them, freedom. In the
post-9-11, Patriot Act era (an Orwellian name if there ever was one),
Captain America finds himself pushing against those forces in government
willing to trample individual liberties in the name of security. His
enemy has changed, but the battle remains the same.” (source)
Friendly reminder that comics are hella relevant to real life and you bet your ass that Steve Rogers would be fighting against the Patriot Act.