Donald Trump and Game of Thrones go together eerily well (VIDEO).

Watch This Disturbingly Seamless Mashup of Game of Thrones and Donald Trump

Watch This Disturbingly Seamless Mashup of Game of Thrones and Donald Trump

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Feb. 22 2016 11:19 AM

Watch This Disturbingly Seamless Mashup of Game of Thrones and Donald Trump

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Game of Thrones loves to remind us that the night is dark and full of terrors.* So too, apparently, is the 2016 presidential election cycle, and a new video titled Game of Thrones: Winter is Trumping makes the similarities eerily undeniable. The mashup edits together various Game of Thrones clips, with one conspicuous addition: In each scene, video of Donald Trump’s literal talking head is superimposed onto a different character’s body.

The presidential candidate makes appearances across Essos and Westeros, spouting his Trumpisms: Outside the gates of Qarth, denying entry and nourishment to Daenerys Targaryen and her starving khalasar (“We have a tremendous problem, and we can’t be the stupid country anymore"), in the chamber of the small council, boring a captive audience with boasts regarding his fans and his personal qualities (“Donald Trump is a very nice person"). It’s amazing, though perhaps unsurprising, how seamlessly his words fit within the show’s bleak and brutal storylines.

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Correction, Feb. 23, 2016: This post originally misstated that Game of Thrones loves to remind us that the night is long and full of terrors. The correct line is, “[t]he night is dark and full of terrors.”

Darian Alexander is an attorney and writer based in New York.