‘The Simpsons’ predicted a Trump presidency 16 years ago tomorrow. The writer explains why. | The Washington Post

In a short feature last year, Homer appeared at a Trump rally — but we soon got a voice-over from within the comb-over. (courtesy of FOX TV)


Exactly 16 years ago tomorrow, in an episode titled “Bart to the Future,” the show predicted a Donald Trump presidency. In the 2000 episode, Lisa becomes the nation’s first “straight female” president, while brother Bart has slacked away his life. And from the Oval Office, she says, “As you know, we’ve inherited quite a budget crunch from President Trump.”


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