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Undead army of the ‘woke’ will make sure GoT is the last show of its kind

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21.05.2019

In 2011, Game of Thrones premiered on HBO as an exceedingly well-acted and beautifully photographed fantasy drama of swords and sex, chock full of palace intrigue, familial rivalry and violent conquest. The show flouted Hollywood storytelling conventions and quickly became a cultural phenomenon.

Sadly, we will never be able to enjoy anything like Game of Thrones ever again because in the eight years since the television adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s fantasy novels first hit the small screen, much has changed, and not just in the mythical land of Westeros. In the real world, and the unreal one of social media, political correctness has taken the throne and vanquished all contenders, leaving the bloody head of rational thought on the end of a spike as a warning to anyone who dare speak up against the zeitgeist of neo-feminism, inclusivity and a coddling sensitivity.

In the past few years, movements like #OscarsSoWhite and #MeToo have dramatically changed the landscape of Hollywood by weaponizing diversity and victimhood and using them to bludgeon opponents and silence dissent. The “woke”, a slang term which the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines as those being “aware of and actively attentive to… issues of racial and social justice,” have taken over the entertainment industry. Just like the Night King’s Army of the Dead broke through the Northern Wall to attempt to destroy all of humanity in Westeros, the Army of the Woke now march on our popular culture intent on obliterating all worthwhile entertainment.

A wonderful example of the vacuity of ‘wokeness’ came in the form of a Game of Thrones outrage tweet from actress and high-priestess of political correctness, Jessica Chastain, where she........

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