A Song of Ice and Current Affairs: 'Game of Thrones' comments on today's headlines.

A Song of Ice and Current Affairs: 'Game of Thrones' comments on today's headlines.
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One of the reasons that 'Game of Thrones' strikes such a chord with viewers is its impressive ability to touch upon real-world issues of the day. Observe how easily quotes from this week's episode relate to this week's headlines:

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Madonna's Rebel Heart isn't selling the way her albums used to back in the '80s . However, an 80's-themed album from another blonde-singer with a penchant for reinvention is doing quite well.


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You don't need a degree in political science to figure out why the son of one U.S. President and the brother of another U.S. President is the GOP primary frontrunner.


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It's obviously looking more likely than ever that we'll see a woman sitting in the throne of power before too long.


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Kanye West is undoubtedly one of the most talented artists working in any media today, but even he is starting to realize that his impossibly oversized ego is dragging him down.


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Marco Rubio doesn't have a Presidential parent or spouse. He was not born into a religious or political dynasty. He's just a guy with some humble beginnings and a dream to plunge the country back into the 1950s. He's the definition of the American dream.

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David Miscavige—the diminutive, self-appointed leader of the Church of Scientology since the death of its founder L. Ron Hubbard—has long been paranoid that the world was filled with people who want to tear him and his religion down. Suddenly, since the release of HBO's Going Clear documentary, he is actually kind of right.

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