game of thrones

Someone Filed a FOIA Request for Obama’s GoT Screeners, the State Secrets We Really Care About

You know Wikileaks is trying to get on this too. Photo: HBO

A robust democratic state cannot survive with basic inequality, and President Obama is driving the country apart — no, not because of any tax plans or health-care deals, but because the president is the only person who gets to see Game of Thrones early. A journalist (if you saw Spotlight, you know I mean hero) over at Refinery29 has decided to take a stand against the system, filing a Freedom of Information Act request to see Obama’s screeners. Her request is currently being processed, and Obama has just a few days to reply before the season premiere. But Barack, you don’t even have to release the full video. In your next public address, just cough twice if Jon Snow is alive. Once if he’s really dead. We’ll be watching.

Journalist FOIA-Requests Obama’s GoT Screeners