A fake front page that the Boston Globe published in April 2016 to warn readers what a Donald Trump presidency could look like is going viral again following the president’s latest announcement on immigration.
People online pointed out how the spoof cover ― with its main headline “DEPORTATIONS TO BEGIN,” a second story warning of a trade war crashing the stock markets and another article in which Trump trashes the press as “scum” ― eerily predicted current events:
At the time, it accompanied an opinion piece which described Trump’s vision for the country “as deeply disturbing as it is profoundly un-American.”
Trump on Monday night teased the deportations of “millions of illegal aliens” with these tweets:
Stock markets have stuttered in recent weeks over fears of Trump’s trade war with China and his walked-back threat to impose a 5% tariff on goods imported from Mexico.