But before you go proclaiming Matt Groening "King of the Psychics," consider this: That episode aired in 2000. Guess what lying, hypocritical moron announced he'd be running for President in 2000? No no, the other one. Yes, Trump said he'd run for President under the Reform Party in 2000 (and had been talking about it since 1987), meaning The Simpsons predicted precisely squat. And as far as them "predicting" that President Trump would destroy the country ... duhhhh. That's like predicting grass will be green, or that a diaper will be loaded with shit.
Can anthropomorphic loaded diapers even legally run for president?
And we do this all. The. Fucking. Time. Unless some fat yellow dude destroys an entire city by pressing the wrong button at the power plant, it's no big deal if real life imitates The Simpsons. It's a topical show with damn near 600 episodes under its quarter-century-old belt. Of course there's going to be overlap with reality -- which hasn't stopped sites like BuzzFeed from marveling over the matter. Let's review their mind-blowing discoveries: