The 2016 Election Season, As Told By “Game Of Thrones”

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By Jillian Stacia

When you play the Game of Elections, you win, or you get mocked endlessly on social media. 


So unless you’ve been living under a rock, you know that it’s election year. And when things started heating up last summer, you were prepared to stay informed and perform your civic duty.

 

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But then things got weird…

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Like, *REALLY* weird….

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The candidates discussed lots of important topics, like building walls

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And email scandals

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And the size of Donald Trump’s penis.

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Before you knew it, you were getting into political debates on Facebook (something you *NEVER* did before).

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Sometimes you were sad.

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Sometimes you were angry.

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But mostly, you were just horrified.

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And just when you thought it couldn’t get much worse…

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…It somehow did.

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And even though it might feel like our spirits are crushed

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We mustn’t lose faith

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Because with a little bit of courage…

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And a whole lot of wine…

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We might just survive this election yet.

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Well, maybe. Unless Trump becomes president. Then we’re moving to Canada.


Jillian is part of the Contributing Writer Network at Thirty On Tap. To apply to become a Contributing Writer, please click HERE

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