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So let's say you travel back to 1995 and someone ask you who is the president in 2019

Think about that scene from Back to the Future... So let' mrlollipop01/09/19
When I watch interviews of Trump from the 80s and early 90s superttthero01/09/19
I only knew him from cameos on Fresh Prince and Home Alone 2 whatnext01/09/19
Trump is a well-known media personal even in the 1980s I thi mrlollipop01/09/19
They’d be far more shocked if you could explain Twitter to jorgedeclaro01/09/19
Donald was at the top of his game in 1995. It wouldn't have fettywap01/09/19
I would have so many better things to do then to talk about imoothereforeim01/09/19
I’d Grays Sports Almanac the crap out of the future person jorgedeclaro01/10/19
Would have sounded less strange in 1995 than in 2015. As not sexbro01/09/19
Not sure if that would be that surprising. I think Obama wo batman01/09/19
!7 years ago The Simpsons predicted that Trump would be Pres bcls01/09/19
Don't think it would be a surprise at all to find out the we onefortheteam01/10/19
i think you underestimate the donald. his is an act, and it whiteguyinchina01/10/19
Hillary doesn’t understand why she lost in 2008 any more t dingbat01/11/19
I've hated Trump since the early 80s when he ran the USFL an doublefriedchicken01/10/19
I'd be pissed because he used to be a Democrat who didn't ca gazoo01/11/19
mrlollipop (Jan 9, 2019 - 8:44 pm)

Think about that scene from Back to the Future...

So let's say you travel back to 1995 and tell a group of people you are time traveler from 2019. One dude asks you who is the president in 2019. You answer Donald Trump. What will be their reaction?

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superttthero (Jan 9, 2019 - 8:51 pm)

When I watch interviews of Trump from the 80s and early 90s he doesnt seem unhinged. He was pretty well spoken. Also, you assumed his empire was self-made from his acumen in business (not self-advertising).

I maybe would think that he's probably a better POTUS than a "politician."

However, 2016 was after watching a few Apprentice seasons, being privy to his tweets, and several public scams and shames into the future.

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whatnext (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:00 pm)

I only knew him from cameos on Fresh Prince and Home Alone 2 back then.

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mrlollipop (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:23 pm)

Trump is a well-known media personal even in the 1980s I think....I remember reading New York Times article written in 1980s about him not able to recover from bankruptcy.

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jorgedeclaro (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:13 pm)

They’d be far more shocked if you could explain Twitter to them and show them how the sitting president is using it.

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fettywap (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:37 pm)

Donald was at the top of his game in 1995. It wouldn't have been shocking at all.

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imoothereforeim (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:44 pm)

I would have so many better things to do then to talk about president Trump.

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jorgedeclaro (Jan 10, 2019 - 1:25 am)

I’d Grays Sports Almanac the crap out of the future person. Google, Yahoo, bitcoin, 2003 Marlins World Series. Whatever years Eli Manning backed into the Super Bowl (2007 and 11?).

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sexbro (Jan 9, 2019 - 9:47 pm)

Would have sounded less strange in 1995 than in 2015. As noted above he was far more lucid then. Perot—another blowhard businessman, though correct in retrospect re: “free trade”—had just gotten like 18% of the vote three years earlier.

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batman (Jan 9, 2019 - 10:00 pm)

Not sure if that would be that surprising. I think Obama would surprise them more, tbh.

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bcls (Jan 9, 2019 - 10:33 pm)

!7 years ago The Simpsons predicted that Trump would be President. How did people react to that prediction.

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onefortheteam (Jan 10, 2019 - 4:00 am)

Don't think it would be a surprise at all to find out the wealthiest one percent have officially bought off our government and installed one of their own. Back then all Trump was known for was being really rich. It was a carefully crafted image.

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whiteguyinchina (Jan 10, 2019 - 5:12 am)

i think you underestimate the donald. his is an act, and it works. it works because he has a willing audience which gobbles it up.

barack was also a good act. he had a willing audience which gobbled that up too.

killary could not find anyone to be interested.

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dingbat (Jan 11, 2019 - 9:42 am)

Hillary doesn’t understand why she lost in 2008 any more than why she lost in 2016.

She’s been riding her husband’s coattails so long she thought they were hers.

Lady, nobody cares about your 18-point plan. They want to feel like you’re on their side. That you’ve got their back.

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doublefriedchicken (Jan 10, 2019 - 1:57 pm)

I've hated Trump since the early 80s when he ran the USFL and my beloved Birmingham Stallions into the ground!

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gazoo (Jan 11, 2019 - 11:58 am)

I'd be pissed because he used to be a Democrat who didn't care much about American citizens getting murdered by illegals.

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