quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

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quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

(kwɪs kʊsˈtəʊdɪˌɛt ˈɪpsɒs kʊsˈtəʊdiːz)
who will guard the guards?

quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

A Latin phrase meaning who will guard the guards?
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The mission of the Watchmen is to watch over humanity but who watches the Watchmen?
It's not a pretty picture - more than half the members of this erstwhile "hero" team are long gone around the bend - but that keeps the movie true to the comic's tagline and central idea: Who watches the Watchmen?