The Simpsons has always been considered a groundbreaking show that was miles ahead of any other animated program on TV, but now we have to hope the show isn’t so advanced that it can actually predict the future.
As you may have heard, Walking Tan Salon Cautionary Tale Donald Trump is running for President, and the internet’s having a hell of a time finding as many amusing things tied to that as possible, even as his candidacy gets more and more serious. This week, faithful pop culture archaeologists on Imgur and Tumblr were kind enough to remind us all that, back in the 2000 episode “Bart to the Future,” The Simpsons predicted a Trump presidency, followed by Lisa Simpson’s tenure in the White House.
As the clip above shows, Trump ran the country into the ground. Let’s just hope it remains cartoonland fiction.