The president of the United States, Donald Trump, today appealed to the aesthetics of the series of “Game of Thrones” to warn Iran through social networks of the impending imposition of sanctions next Monday.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 2, 2018
The president published on Friday in his personal Twitter account an image, in which Trump can be seen with a serious face and imposing gesture, with a text overwritten in a Gothic typography similar to that of the popular series: “Sanctions Are Coming ”
This is a reference to the classic “Winter is coming” that so many times have been the characters of the series throughout its seven seasons.
Just below this slogan, you can read the date of November 5, when the sanctions will come into effect, which is aimed at “depriving Iran of the resources that allow it to finance terrorism in the world,” the secretary of state explained today. , Mike Pompeo, at a telephone press conference.
The reaction of the American chain HBO, which produces the series, did not wait and in a tweet asked:
“How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?”
How do you say trademark misuse in Dothraki?
— HBO (@HBO) November 2, 2018
Dothraki is the language of the homonymous town, composed by nomadic warriors, that appears in this fiction, based on the books of George RR Martin, composed by nomadic warriors.
These sanctions will be, according to Pompeo, “the hardest in history” to that country and with them, Washington intends to cut off Iran’s income from oil.
It is expected that at 00.01 local time on Monday, November 5 (04.01 GMT), the US Executive will impose this new round of sanctions on Iran, which will include the sale of oil.