Chuck Todd Gets Eerie Covering a 50s TV Episode About Con Man Named Trump Who Tried to Trick Town Into Building a Wall
At the close of his show on Friday, MSNBC’s Chuck Todd aired a montage of clips from an old black-and-white-era show called Trackdown.
And as Todd noted, one episode, in particular, is garnering attention because it seems so eerily reminiscent of what is happening today.
“What are you selling?” a con man is asked during the episode.
It is then revealed his name is Trump.
Trump the con man then says, trying to peddle his wall to a crowd: “I am the only one. Trust me. I can build a wall around your homes that nothing will penetrate. You ask how do you build that wall? You ask and I’m here to tell you.”
“You’re a liar, Trump,” someone says.
After airing the clip, Todd then stressed: “We are not making this up.”
He added: “Not to put too fine a point on it but in 1958 CBS aired a sitcom about a man who tried to convince people to build a wall in Texas and whose name was Trump.”
Then, with a trippy background behind him, Todd asked, “Doesn’t it feel just a little bit like we have traveled through another dimension?”
Watch above, via MSNBC.
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