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Warning: Contains Game of Thrones spoilers.
“The burden put on people who are trying to get an education so they can build a future—it’s like dumping rocks on them,” she said during a speech.
As the Hill pointed out, when asked by a reporter following the event whether or not she thought the “dumping rocks” metaphor was a spoiler, Warren defended herself, saying that Game of Thrones‘ latest episode had aired nearly a day ago.
“Game of Thrones is already out in public, now come on,” she jokingly said. “It’s a little hard to do a spoiler 21 hours later. But you’re right, the metaphor is in my mind.”
Q: "Did you watch Game of Thrones last night?"
Q: "Some people are saying you might have given a little bit away… a little bit of a spoiler… about student debt crushing students like rocks."
Warren: "Game of Thrones is already out in public, come on." pic.twitter.com/akWNf3okLP
— The Hill (@thehill) May 14, 2019
During Sunday’s penultimate episode of Game of Thrones, Cersei Lannister and Jamie Lannister were killed when the walls of the Red Keep fell on them after being attacked by Daenerys Targaryen and her dragon.
Last month Warren wrote a piece on the Cut where she said that Daenerys was her “favorite” character.
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