Australian leadership coup the inspiration behind Game of Thrones
A spokesmen for HBO admitted: ‘Politics can be pretty bloody at the best of times. But this isn’t a caucus, it’s the ‘Red Wedding’. No one in their right mind would stab their leader three months before the General Election. And you can imagine the title sequence. An elderly gentlemen, stripped to the waist, covered in baby oil. Different poses but always waving a wooden sword. And like Game of Thrones, the endings going to be a mess’.