As we all know Donald Trump is president now? How did we get here? Well, I'll explain it the most palatable way I know how: Using a series of references to The Simpsons!


Donald Trump announced his candidacy and at first nobody paid him much mind: 



People thought that Donald Trump was just a crazy person with a big ego. He could never be president: 

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So we all just kind of laughed it off: 



Things would have been fine if people could have just stopped paying attention to him: 



But his campaign was too much of a spectacle, and the media just kept putting all their focus onto him: 



Trump got coverage for his insane rallies: 



Along with the bombastic rhetoric he spouted: 



And people began to listen to what he had to say: 



With the help of members of the Alt-Right....



Trump was able to appeal to a base of people that politicians didn't often reach out to: 

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After he got his nomination, he also garnered support from many people who were willing to overlook the candidates many flaws, in favor of some of his other promises: 

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Going into the election, Hillary voters were a little bit cocky: 



But they soon found that voting wasn't gonna go the way they wanted: 



Hillary won the popular vote, but Trump won the election: 



Hillary gave her concession speech: 



And the nation was not sure how to feel about the man they just elected: 



Who's to say what the future of Trump's America holds? That said, The Simpsons seems to have predicted a lot about this election, so this probably sums it up nicely:

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