Dems, GOPers Capitalize on Game of Thrones Hype


(There is one spoiler in here for last night’s premiere.)

Game of Thrones returned into our lives last night, and amid all the dragons and scheming and the requisite “holy crap” moments, some in the political realm decided to get in on the hype by tweeting out their incredibly relevant memes.

Marco Rubio officially announced his presidential run today, but yesterday, as the Thrones premiere began, the Florida senator tweeted out this:

Now, you’d think that’d be that, but the official Twitter account for the Democrats actually retorted with their own meme, and just… well, look:

Get it? Because he drank water that one time? It’s funny and stuff.

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But it wasn’t just the Democrats who got in on the action, the College Republican National Committee released a lot of Game of Thrones-related Hillary Clinton memes.

Take a look:

In the Game of Memes, you win or… nope, strike that, there are no winners here.

Now, this all might seem mildly amusing at best for the political class, but given the events of last night’s season premiere, I guess the question now is which campaign will be the first to go up in flames.

[h/t Daily Dot, Red Alert Politics]
[featured image via screengrab]

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