Doonesbury Prediction

On Jan, 11th many headlines in the media read, ‘Trump Calls CNN ‘Fake News’. It happened at his first press conference in months as he shouted, “Your organization is terrible,” at correspondent Jim Acosta. “I am not going to give you a question. You are fake news.”

nintchdbpict000293788836He then called on Breitbart New’s Washington editor, Matt Boyle.

Gary Trudeau’s comic strip Doonesburys 12/18/16 edition seemed to predict that exchange.

The Twitter account StuffJournalistsLike first noticed it and shared it on the same day as Trump’s press conference.

screen-shot-2017-01-12-at-4-12-11-pmWas this a prophecy? No, but it does show that if someone pays close attention and has a well-rounded knowledge of history and politics that nothing is really unpredictable. History does indeed repeat itself.

Garry Trudeau‘s comic strip Doonesbury has been around since the 60s and is known for its profound insight into political culture.

See the comic – [Doonesbury – Dec. 18th, 2016]

Doonesbury predicted Donald Trump’s presidential run 29 years ago



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