Jenna Ellis, senior legal adviser to the Trump campaign, tweeted on Wednesday, “Kamala sounds like Marge Simpson.” Harris had been making her first appearance with Biden since he selected her as running mate.
In the new post by the show, Marge Simpson says, “I usually don’t get into politics, but the president’s senior adviser Jenna Ellis just said Kamala Harris sounds like me? Lisa said she doesn’t mean it as a compliment. If that is so, as an ordinary suburban housewife, I am starting to feel a little disrespected. I teach my children not to name call, Jenna. I was going to say I am pissed off, but I am afraid they would bleep it.”
The comment about “suburban housewives” is a reference to Trump’s tweets in which he has insisted he has their support. “The ‘suburban housewife’ will be voting for me. They want safety & are thrilled that I ended the long running program where low income housing would invade their neighborhood. Biden would reinstall it, in a bigger form, with Corey Booker in charge!”
The Simpsons famously predicted Trump’s ascension to the presidency, when in 2000 the show featured an episode called “Bart to the Future,” a flash-forward in which it is mentioned that Lisa Simpson had succeeded Trump in the White House.
“We have inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump,” Lisa says, before shouting that the “country is broke.”
That year, Trump was considering a bid for the Reform Party nomination.