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Civility: HBO Puts George W. Bush's Head on a Stake

truthhappens Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 3:09 PM
You all are missing something. "However, we think there is an unintentional political statement here, and it‘s actually not one that’s unfavorable to Bush. The scene where Bush’s head is seen takes place after two major deaths in the series: the death of the dull-witted, profligate, battle-obsessed and ineffective former King, Robert Baratheon, who despite his flaws as a ruler is portrayed as an essentially decent person, and the wrongful execution of his taciturn, grim and deeply honorable second-in-command, Eddard Stark, who up until this point has been portrayed as the show’s protagonist."

But the Tea Party is the real problem, people!


The fake head, which series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss reveal in the show’s DVD commentary to be a replica of George W. Bush’s head, is seen in the final episode of the first season.

“People may not have noticed this but … the last head on the left is George Bush,” Benioff and Weiss explain on the DVD commentary track. “George Bush’s head...

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