Warning: spoilers for “Game of Thrones” below.
But it wasn’t the thoughtful bespoke sculpture itself, which features the names of the couple’s five children linked to the words “Mother Of Dragons,” that made many people chuckle.
— Mitt Romney (@MittRomney) May 12, 2019
It was the timing of its online unveiling.
Romney tweeted a snap of the gift on Sunday afternoon.
In the latest “Thrones” episode that aired just hours later, actress Emilia Clarke’s character Daenerys Targaryen (aka the Mother of Dragons in HBO’s epic fantasy drama) went on a brutal killing rampage across King’s Landing.
“Mitt is working on a sternly worded op-ed condemning Daenerys right now,” joked one tweeter in response:
Mitt is working on a sternly worded op-ed condemning Daenerys right now https://t.co/szdxNIYBMe
— Jordan Zakarin (@jordanzakarin) May 13, 2019
You can always count on Mitt Romney to be behind the times. https://t.co/kektw2zDcy
— Randi Mayem Singer (@rmayemsinger) May 13, 2019
I can't get over the timing of this gift. https://t.co/qcjlGcr2cy
— Jennifer Hayden (@Scout_Finch) May 13, 2019
So...kind of a different meaning now https://t.co/ku6pnzkmum
— William Pitts (@william_pitts) May 13, 2019
Lol, just in time for the fictional mother of dragons to go nuclear
— Jaime Jones (@jaimej40) May 13, 2019
Mitt really suffering from the lack of screeners for GoT https://t.co/TbJgeTP1Ig
— Nathan McAlone (@nmcalone) May 13, 2019
Mitthew this is beautiful do not watch the new ep please
— Poster in chief (@InternetHippo) May 13, 2019
- This article originally appeared on HuffPost.