Adam Ruins Everything
Jake and Amir
The Election as Explained By The Simpsons
December 8, 2016
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:
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:
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:
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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