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How the 'Game of Thrones' finale reminds us of the 2020 presidential race

If the last couple election cycles have taught us anything, it's that the road to the White House is paved with more town-hall meetings than any one human with a functioning soul should ever be forced to watch.

If the last eight seasons of "Game of Thrones" have taught us anything, it's that the American electorate pays much closer attention when the battle between candidates involves medieval weaponry, man-eating hounds and winged dragons who destroy empires with fiery puffs.

Sunday's "Game of Thrones" series finale promised to reveal the victor of the struggle for the Iron Throne, and

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