VIDEO: The Simpsons predicted Donald Trump running for President 15 years ago 7 years ago

VIDEO: The Simpsons predicted Donald Trump running for President 15 years ago

We should have listened.

In case you don't pay too much attention to the finer details of American politics, multi-millionaire and certified weirdo Donald Trump is currently most likely to win the Republican Party's nomination for Presidential candidacy.

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Trump, who played the Bill Cullen role on the US version of The Apprentice (until he got fired for racism), has been something of a dark horse so far - considering he has little-to-no political expertise, has said some severely racist stuff in the last few months and looks like Boris Johnson got trampled by a team of oxen.

So it's safe to say that nobody could have possibly predicted his apparent political success.

Except, of course, The Simpsons.

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In the clip, Bart is looking into a vision of the future where Lisa is President, having 'inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump', leaving the country broke. How'd they do that?

We're left with two options: either Matt Groening is a mystical soothsayer, or politics in America has regressed to the point that its reality was cartoon joke fodder just 15 years ago.

Clip via matthewpapa.