Game of Thrones’ Ending Still Sucks

Game of Thrones is not a political show. It is a show about politics itself. The fantasy elements are almost superfluous. The core of the series is how it tackles different ideas of power and squares them against each other in the brutal arena of m̶e̶d̶i̶e̶v̶a̶l̶ ̶E̶u̶r̶o̶p̶e̶ Westeros.

The series starts off with King Robert Baratheon, an accidental revolutionary. He is an excellent military commander…