Watch a 1950s TV villain named 'Trump' try to con people into building a wall
While President Donald Trump traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday to lobby for support of his border wall plan, the internet was buzzing about a 60-year-old clip from an old TV Western that features a villain named Trump pitching an idea for a wall to protect the townspeople.
Yes, just like The Simpsons, it seems the old show Trackdown perfectly predicted a moment of the Trump presidency well before Donald Trump came to power.
In the clip, a con man named Walter Trump uses extreme fear-mongering to convince people that they need a wall to protect them from the "end of the world." But this Trump faces a skeptical opponent in Texas Ranger Hoby Gilman (played by actor Robert Gulp). Read more...More about Donald Trump, Border Wall, Culture, and Politics