Al Gore Likens Trump's Presidency To 'Game Of Thrones' 'Red Wedding' Episode

The gruesome season 3 episode of the HBO hit which left hundreds dead including Robb Stark and his family might be a bit more bloody than the current administration but only slightly

The gruesome season 3 episode of the HBO hit which left hundreds dead including Robb Stark and his family might be a bit more bloody than the current administration but only slightly

Speaking of the weird ways that presidential politics and pop culture can reflect each other, remember what happened to Al Gore back in 2000?

Former vice president Al Gore compared Donald Trump's administration to the bloodiest scene in "Game of Thrones" after seeing all the cuts the president has made to his staff in recent months.

"Last week somebody said it was like the "Red Wedding" in "Game of Thrones"," he said, describing a particularly gruesome scene in the HBO series in which a family, including a husband and his pregnant wife, are slaughtered during a wedding feast.

This is very reminiscent of the "Red Wedding" episode where a lot of characters were killed off and those controversial staffing changes have caused division within the House and the Senate, according to Gore.

In his interview with Hayes, he was asked if he was also watching the chaotic developments like everybody else and asking, "What the heck is going on?"

Hayes clarified that he meant the White House.

With the constant controversy, unbelievable news, and staff turnover, the Trump White House often feels more like television than real-life.

"It's deeply troubling", Gore said.

That's what Gore said when he was asked about the current administration on Wednesday.

It's deeply troubling. The most troubling part of it is that it serves as a set of constant distractions from the problems we should be addressing.

Now, we'd be remiss if we didn't add a couple points here.

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