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

truthhappens Wrote: Jun 14, 2012 3:10 PM
The new King is Baratheon’s supposed son, Joffrey, whose parentage is a contested subject. Joffrey is a far less than ideal replacement for his father, being young, amateurish, naive and more than a little too pleased with the idea of putting his political opponents to death or cutting out their tongues. In the scene where Bush’s head appears, Joffrey is showing his intended fiance, who is also the daughter of the dead Eddard Stark, her father’s head, which is sitting next to Bush’s. So at bare minimum, the implication is that Bush was killed by an insane tyrant, through no fault of his own

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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