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    This Scene From "Veep" Basically Predicted The Entire Election Situation Happening Right Now

    I'm speechless.

    It's day three of counting the votes for the US presidential election. I'm not going to get into everything that's going on right now because I'm not John King. HOWEVER, we absolutely need to talk about the fact that Veep basically predicted what is happening right now.

    Please, just look at this clip from Season 5 in which Selina is running for president and flips out when she finds out Nevada is going to go to her opponent because of a recount:

    This is actually ridiculous, Veep becoming the new Simpsons of electoral predictions #Nevada

    It's actually unreal how spot on this clip/that entire made-up storyline from 2016 is.

    the way that veep predicted this election

    On the show? NEVADA PROBLEMS.

    Still from the show with character Kent Davison saying, "Nev-add-a" and someone responding, "Oh, my God."
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    In this case, it was because of absentee ballots being found in a recount.

    In real life? NEVADA PROBLEMS.

    The people counting the Nevada vote rn:

    Not because of a recount, just because we are waiting for the results to come in.

    These protests from the show?

    Still from a scene in which protesters yell, "Count Every Vote!" as they hold signs and a person responds, "Stop protesting you idiots!"
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    THEY ARE PRESENTLY HAPPENING:

    Trump supporters chanting both “stop the count” and “count those votes” is literally a Veep scene.

    And finally, on a comedy show that is meant to be absurd and hilarious and fictional, presidential candidate Selina (and also Gary) literally say to "stop the count" of votes.

    Still from the show with the caption, "Stop the count!"
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    In real life? The actual president wants to stop the count. Like, the person in charge of the entire country wants to not count legal votes. This is not a joke! He tweeted it!!!

    They say you can't make this shit up, but it was literally made up for a TV show four years ago and is now our reality. My head hurts!!!!

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