10 Films That Predicted The Trump Presidency – WhatCulture

Those of us who remember the election night in November of 2016 - a day that seems so long ago now - can recall the fear, excitement and downright bizarre experience of watching Donald Trump be elected to the highest office in Western civilization. It must have been what Doc Brown felt when he was told that actor Ronald Reagan would one day be president - bewilderment, amusement.

Soon the jokes came. His supreme court would be filled with the likes of Gary Busey and Meatloaf.

Some, called it early. Bill Maher and Ann Coulter were both convinced his success would be a reality, one begrudgingly and the other happily.

And then twitter came. And came again and again. Every day, we're awoken to weaponized social media, the number of verbal lies he's spoken to media outlets has surpassed any politician.

But there was a time, we all must remember, that he was simply a New York sleazebag socialite - the kind of man who stood by corrupt and vile people like Roy Cohn until he was dying of AIDS, only to all but abandon him.

And being in Real Estate in the New York, he made the rounds, which meant the supposedly liberal Hollywood had to pay their dues when the time came. Even before he was notable outside of the city called home, Hollywood seemed to have a good grasp on who he was, and even who he would one day become.

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