Of course, he's got the power of the free world behind him, so he can ask for a couple favors. Apparently Obama asked HBO chief executive Richard Plepler for a handout for the long President's Day weekend: Early episodes of "Game of Thrones" and "True Detective."
The New York Times shared the funny anecdote in an article discussing the recent competition between Netflix and HBO. Obama isn't picking sides, though. The weekend he was planning to watch these early "Thrones" and "Detective" episodes ("GoT" premieres April 6, while "True Detective's