• Prosecutors explained the plot of 'Game of Thrones' to argue that a rioter quoting Cersei Lannister was proof of criminal intent

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    A composite image of Jeremiah Caplinger and Cersei Lannister. Department of Justice / HBO
    Jeremiah Caplinger quoted from "Game of Thrones" in a social media post days after the Capitol riot.
    "As said by Cersi Lannister 'I choose violence,'" he wrote, according to a sentencing memorandum.
    Prosecutors explained the episode in which that quote appeared, and cited it as proof of criminal content.
    Prosecutors explained the plot of a "Game of Thrones" episode to argue that a Capitol rioter who quoted the character Cersei Lannister on social media showed proof of criminal intent, according to a...
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