Re: Smallville Season 11, it"s happening...
Haven't read the issue yet, but it is very possible from the dialogue you cite, that that is one of the functions of these drone robots combined with the brain implant is that someone can remotely influence someone's actions. These are LexCorp built drones after all and we know Lex loves to control and manipulate people anyway he can.
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Ignoring the The Last Stand since 2011.