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George R.R. Martin Warns ‘Winter Is Coming’ After Donald Trump Win

The author of the “Song of Ice and Fire” book series writes, "I thought we were better than this."

George R.R. Martin


Donald Trump is the new President of the United States, and while we’re still trying to wrap our heads around that, George R.R. Martin has shared some strong words on the whole debacle.

In a post-election blog post titled “President Pussygrabber,” the author stated, “There are really no words for how I feel this morning.” With a mood emoticon of “depressed” he continued by writing on his Livejournal page, “America has spoken. I really thought we were better than this. Guess not.”

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Martin had been busy campaigning for Hillary Clinton and this past Saturday made a surprise visit in Santa Fe to encourage people to cast their vote. The author of the “Song of Ice and Fire” book series was just as shocked as many in the entertainment industry when Trump was elected.

“Trump was the least qualified candidate ever nominated by a major party for the presidency,” he wrote. “Come January, he will become the worst president in American history, and a dangerously unstable player on the world stage.”

Adding that Democrats are now the minority in both the House and Senate, he stated that they “do not have the power to hinder him.”

“Over the next four years, our problems are going to get much, much worse,” Martin explained before concluding his post by writing, “Winter is coming. I told you so.”

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