Uri Geller, the self-proclaimed paranormalist (who had many infamous run-ins with James Randi), wants you to know that Donald Trump will win the election. And he has airtight proof: Trump has 11 letters in his name.
To all my dear friends,
Whether you like him or dislike him I have got news for you!
Donald Trump will become the 45th president of United States of America!
11 is a very powerful mystical number.
Barack Obama : 11 letters
George W. Bush: 11 letters
Bill Clinton: 11 letters
Jimmy Carter: 11 letters
John Kennedy: 11 letters
Donald Trump…. 11 letters!!
Well, it makes more sense than saying Trump will get into the White House on the basis of his specific policy proposals…
It’s very convenient, of course, for Geller to point to 11 letters in presidents’ names when he omits some altogether (Bush, Reagan, Ford, Nixon, Johnson), uses a nickname (“Jimmy”), includes a middle initial (“W.”), and ignores a middle initial (“John Kennedy”?).
And just to prove his point, he includes “Jesus Christ” on the list later in his post. As if “Christ” was his literal last name.
The sad part is that I’m sure there are people who believe him. If Trump wins the election, Geller will say, “See? I told you!” as if his prediction came true. If Hillary Clinton wins, he’ll just find some other way to rationalize it… or, more likely, he’ll just delete this post, hoping no one catches him in a bad prediction. I’ll be sure to check in when that day comes.
(via Doubtful News)