President Simpson


In that Simpsons episode, the debts inherited by President Simpson from President Trump are an issue. In 2011 that was fiction. In 2020 both candidates (Lisa Simpson, Mike Pence) will have to face the #TrumpDebtsChallenge.

Trump on Coming Debt Crisis: ‘I Won’t Be Here’ When It Blows Up
The president thinks the balancing of the nation’s books is going to, ultimately, be a future president’s problem.
Asawin Suebsaeng,
Lachlan Markay
12.05.18 10:32 AM ET

But the Failing Occurred in the Sailing

But the principal failing occurred in the sailing,
 And the Bellman, perplexed and distressed,
Said he had hoped, at least, when the wind blew due East,
 That the ship would not travel due West!

※ (2018-12-06): Full speech
※ Youtube: The Snark reference starts at 00:09:03.
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