Michael Moore predicts Donald Trump will be the next president

Why a Vocal Democrat Is Predicting a Trump Win in November

Filmmaker Michael Moore is trying to predict the future again.

In December 2015, he told Business Insider he was confident Donald Trump would win the Republican nomination. Now, he says he's confident Donald Trump will win in November.

He published an article listing five reasons why he thinks Trump will win. He points to Hillary Clinton's unpopularity, "angry white men" who oppose a female president, Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters who refuse to support Clinton, the "Jesse Ventura effect" in which people vote for Trump just because they can and what he calls the "Rust Belt Brexit."

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It's that last assumption, the "Rust Belt Brexit" that's curious. Moore claims that if Trump can win Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — four states that he says are traditionally Democratic — and all the historically Republican states, he'll win.

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Stephen Baldwin


Baldwin, who was fired by Trump on two different seasons of "The Celebrity Apprentice," said during an interview with Don Lemon on an episode of "CNN Tonight" that Trump would make a "great" president "because he's not a politician, and he doesn't care what anybody thinks."  

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Gary Busey

The actor endorsed Trump back in 2011, even after being fired from season four of "The Celebrity Apprentice," and offered his praise for the presidential hopeful again recently. "He's a great guy. He's sharp. He's fast," he told Fox411. "He can change the country after the last eight years."  

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Dennis Rodman

The retired pro-basketball player tweeted: "@realDonaldTrump has been a great friend for many years. We don't need another politician, we need a businessman like Mr. Trump! Trump 2016." He was fired from season two of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Lou Ferrigno

When asked by TMZ for his thoughts on Trump, the actor and former bodybuilder said, "I hope Donald goes all the way." He was also fired from a season of "The Celebrity Apprentice." 

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Ted Nugent 

The musician wrote an article for WorldNetDaily in which he said, "[Trump] should be given the Medal of Freedom for speaking his mind in such a bold, honest, and straightforward manner."

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Tila Tequila 

The model and reality star posted a video on YouTube expressing her support for Trump.

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Wayne Newton

The Las Vegas entertainer announced his support on "Fox and Friends," “I love Donald, and he would make a great president,” he said. But he also voiced his support for other hopefuls, such as Carly Fiorina, Jeb Bush, and Ben Carson. 

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Willie Robertson

The businessman and star of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” supported Trump at a rally in Oklahoma last year, where he was invited up on stage. He officially announced his endorsement in January. 

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Jesse Ventura 

Jesse Ventura

The former pro wrestler, former Minnesota governor, and actor was speaking with previous Trump staffer Roger Stone for "Off the Grid," when Ventura said, "I shocked my staff today. I came in and said, ‘You know what, as far as the Republicans are concerned, I hope Trump wins.'" Though he also added, "Now I’m not a Republican — I’m not a Democrat either — so ultimately, I’d like somebody else to win overall.”

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Terrell Owens 

The retired NFL wide receiver told TMZ Sports, "This may be what the country needs and Trump... He’s a guy who won’t put up with B.S. and has what it takes to change how government is run." He appeared on the most recent season of "The Celebrity Apprentice."   

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But calling Ohio a "traditionally Democratic" state isn't necessarily accurate. In 2000 and 2004, Ohio voted Republican for President George W. Bush.

The Washington Post has a different outlook on the November general election. A May article claimed that if Clinton wins Florida and all the traditionally Democratic states, she'll win.

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Their map is based on the past six presidential elections. It gives Clinton Florida and the 19 states — as well as Washington, D.C. — that consistently voted Democratic. In their hypothetical map, Trump gets Ohio.

Since 1964, one thing about Ohio is true: As Ohio goes, so goes the nation. But Florida also has a reputation of voting for the winning president.

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