The Simpsons Predicted President Donald Trump 16 Years Ago

The Simpsons Predicted President Donald Trump

Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States and The Simpsons predicted it in the 2000, So they can be responsible held responsible for giving him the idea of being the president.

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“Bart to the Future,” episode Lisa has been elected President and, as Deadline points out, must contend with the “budget crunch” her predecessor, President Donald Trump, left for the country.

The Guardian asked Matt Groening about the episode:

“We predicted that he would be president back in 2000 – but [Trump] was of course the most absurd placeholder joke name that we could think of at the time, and that’s still true.” he replied. “It’s beyond satire.”

Groening added that he “highly” doubted Trump would be elected, but added this if he were: “Mr Trump’s election, as horrible as it would be, would be great for comedy – as comedians always say…”

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