The Simpsons Writer who Predicted a Trump Presidency is Disappointed in The Donald’s Campaign

Norman Weiss
TV Tattle

The Simpsons writer who predicted a Trump presidency is disappointed in The Donald’s campaign

“It’s just not as fun as it should be,” says Dan Greaney, who wrote the 2000 episode in which President Lisa Simpson succeeds President Trump. Greaney totally forgot about his episode until it was recently unearthed by the media. But the Trump portrayed in Greaney's episode was "a little more lovable back then, before the birther thing and all that.” He adds: “He should go back to being the lovable, blustering Trump of 2000, not the polarizing one of 2015. More bluster, less peevishness.”


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