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'Game Of Thrones' Fans Are Absolutely Shredding Trump For His Latest Wall Tweet

'Game Of Thrones' Fans Are Absolutely Shredding Trump For His Latest Wall Tweet
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The political impasse between Democrats and Donald Trump is showing no signs of a resolution as the partial government shutdown heads into its third week.

To bolster confidence from his base, Trump made a cocksure prediction that his wall at the U.S. - Mexico border will become a reality. But when he referenced the popular HBO show Game of Thrones to promote his agenda, fans of the show were not having it.

Trump wrote, "The Wall is Coming" on social media, which is a GoT motif that riffs on the synonymous line "Winter is Coming."

For those unfamiliar with the series based on the fantasy novels written by George R. R. Martin, the fictional wall was a 700-feet-tall glacial barrier that stretched across 300 miles to keep the "Wildlings" from the North out of the Seven Kingdoms.

But the ice wall was destroyed when the Night King forced one of the Daenerys Targaryen dragons to exhale its fiery breath on the barrier, proving that walls never work.

People, distressed over the shutdown currently leaving thousands of federal employees without work, scoffed over Trump's equating his campaign promise to a pop cultural reference. And fans of GoT reminded him that the wall is a joke.

Here is one theory proving that walls are not that effective.

GoT purists believe Trump has not even watched the show.

Another example that walls don't last forever:

Well, GoT and the White House may have this is common.

Something else is coming: justice.

Although naysayers pointed out that the ice barrier lasted 8,000 years before liquefying, Mashable said that the loose reference is not the point in order for it to be meaningful. It is about what inevitably happens after a collective nation put their faith into something meant to protect them.

This isn't the first time Trump riffed on the GoT catchphrase. After the White House announced that sanctions would be reimposed on the Islamic Republic, the President wrote, "Sanctions are Coming."

But GoT cast member Maisie Williams, who plays Arya Stark of Winterfell, immediately fired back:

Trump seems to be on a Game of Thrones kick with the repeated references, but he seems to be left in the cold.