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Who you supported in Game of Thrones says a lot about your real-world politics

May 24, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

So we've finally said goodbye to HBO's Game of Thrones (GoT), based on A Song of Ice and Fire by George R.R. Martin, as the controversial eighth and final season ended last Sunday.

As a social scientist, I watch GoT differently than most, asking how the show reflects our own social and political world - and how we relate to the fictional institutions we see on the show. To answer these questions, I conducted a study of University of...