The joker always has a plan
This is the brilliance of the miter. The illusion
of choice. He gives Dent the option to kill him
right then and there, to end the madness er
join it' s ranks. The choice is simple, because
there isn' t ene. Look at the Joker' s finger.
Even if Dent pulled the trigger...
the hammer wouldn' t fall.
Do I Look like a guy with a plan?"