Trump Presidency? Lisa Simpson Declared It Bankrupt – In 2000

Like many of its future-looking episodes over the years, The Simpsons has proved uncannily, if scarily, prescient. In this clip from season 11’s ¬†“Bart To The Future” episode 15 years ago, Lisa Simpson — “proud to be the first straight female President” — tells an Oval Office meeting of her Cabinet that “as you know, we’ve inherited quite a budget crunch from President¬†Trump” and goes on to list the failed programs credited to the Donald’s — and the country’s — financial demise.

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