Historically accurate model: ’97 to 99 percent chance’ of President Trump

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STONY BROOK, NY - Here's a philosophical question for you to ponder: does art imitate life or does life imitate art?

Etah Cohen, who penned the movie "Idiocracy," says it appears to be the latter, tweeting, "I never expected Idiocracy to become a documentary."

The 2006 film follows a modern day underachiever who wakes up 500 years later as the world's smartest man. The president in year 2505 is former pro-wrestler Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho.

Another example of life imitating art comes from Kevin Spacey, who seems to have a little in common with his character on "House of Cards."

In a new trailer promoting the show's fourth season, Spacey's character Frank Underwood says, "They say we get the leaders we deserve," something not far off what Spacey told reporters earlier in the week.

Spacey: "I happen to believe we get what we deserve."

According to a political science professor at New York's Stony Brook University, that leader is Donald Trump. The poly-sci pro says, since 1912, the model he's using has only been wrong once (in 1960). This go-round, it indicates there is a 97 to 99 percent chance that we'll be talking about President Trump come November.

 

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