NY Candidate: Disgraced Politicians Should Have to Do 'Game of Thrones' Shame Walk
A candidate for the New York State Assembly is proposing a "Game of Thrones"-esque shaming of politicians who are found guilty of corruption.
Steve Saperstein (R), a public school teacher, proposed having disgraced lawmakers do a perp walk around the Capitol in Albany, according to the New York Post.
The idea stems from a scene in the HBO series in which Cersei Lannister is forced walk through the streets naked to absolve her sins.
According to the Post, Saperstein also wants guilty politicians to take part in 500 hours of community service.
His idea has already been backed by some conservatives.
“Anything that shakes up a status quo that has led to so many corruption trials and the fracturing of the public trust is welcome,” said Douglas Kellogg, of Americans for Tax Reform.
Winter is coming. (After this heat wave.) pic.twitter.com/dYKo9156y9
— Steve Saperstein (@SteveSaperstein) June 18, 2018
Saperstein, of Brooklyn, is vying to represent the 46th Assembly District of New York.