Trump turns to 'Game of Thrones' to push for border wall

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President Trump picked the worst possible show to rip off as he drums up support for a border wall.

Even without the Game of Thrones font, the phrase "Sanctions are Coming" is an obvious reference to the "Winter is Coming" tagline that HBO has used for the series, describing the harsh conditions set to descend upon the inhabitants of Westeros. The November tweet that originated the poster's image was in reference to the day in which the Trump administration scheduled sanctions against Iran.

Another "Game of Thrones"-style poster featuring Trump made its way into a Cabinet meeting Wednesday via a print-out that was placed on the table in front of the president".

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A wide range of Trump followers enjoyed the meme.

Political reporters who decompress from covering power by watching shows about power noted that the wall is rendered useless in the season finale of season seven, due to a blue-fire-breathing ice dragon blasting it to smithereens, thus disproving the entire thesis of Trump's vanity project-that only a wall can save us from marauding hordes of violent criminals.

In a statement, HBO rebuked Trump's use of their materials. Trump's knock-off Game of Thrones poster stole the spotlight, and the internet wasn't pleased about it, Design Taxi reported.

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Trump campaigned in 2016 on building a "big, lovely wall" on the border with Mexico. Democrats, however, have flat-out refused to approve a single penny in wall funding.

U.S. President Donald Trump leads a meeting of his Cabinet, including Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, and acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan, in the Cabinet Room at the White House, on January 02.

"We need protection in our country", the president told the White House press corps. "Without a wall, you can not have border security".

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