From the novel Odd Thomas, by Dean Koontz:
Terri, speaking of one reason she is obsessed with Elvis Presley, says in part;
Really? How so?
I know she’s just a fictional character, but the sentiment had to come from somewhere. Is it simply another tiresome intellectual bon mot?
They could easily be riffing on Queen’s ‘We Will Rock You’ which has long been a sort of flash point for fascism (no kidding) in it’s unifying theme.
Really, no kidding.