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16 YEARS AGO THE SIMPSONS PREDICTED DONALD TRUMP WOULD BE PRESIDENT?
The Simpsons PREDICTED a Donald Trump presidency… and it didn’t end well: Time travel episode from 2000 featured ‘broke’ nation reliant on aid from CHINA
– Episode called Bart to the Future includes vision of the U.S. in 2030
– Lisa Simpsons has just been elected president – to succeed Trump
– Nation’s financial ruin due to Trump policies is revealed
– In contrast to his 2016 rhetoric, U.S. is shown taking handouts from China
– Lisa has to institute massive tax hikes in order to dig America out of its hole
– Simpsons has ‘predicted’ world events before, including Ebola, the discovery of the Higgs-Boson particle and the Arab Spring
Donald Trump’s bid for the White House and ascendancy in the polls has surprised many – but The Simpsons called it 15 years ago.