Watch a 1950s TV villain named 'Trump' try to con people into building a wall

Tech 10-1-2019 Mashable 86

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...

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