They were right about Donald Trump becoming the president… but did they really want to be right?
As soon as Donald Trump began running for President, Simpsons fans all over the world began texting each other and frantically making memes over the fact that back in year 2000 an episode aired set in the future where Donald Trump was President of the USA… because they thought it was ridiculous.
Now that this has actually happened, the show has acknowleged their correct prediction in a subtle and very effective way - during Bart’s chalkboard gag in the opening titles. Check it -
Writing “Being right sucks”, The Simpsons writers have made their views on the election outcome loud and clear.