The universe of Game of Thrones and A Song of Ice and Fire is an incredibly unique and interesting one, but it is also heavily based upon real life events. This video is the first part of many detailing some of those real life inspirations. This video focuses primarily on the comparison between the British Isles and Westeros.
Lawmakers have to raise money to keep their jobs, but a surprising amount of their job now consists of raising money. John Oliver sits down with Congressman Steve Israel to discuss the costs of political spending.