The 2016 presidential election, as decided by Back to the Future tweets

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Wow, Back to the Future sure got some things wrong about the real 2015. If Marty McFly really jumped forward 30 years in time, for example, he might be surprised to discover that the US presidential election is determined entirely by candidates’ proficiency in referencing current events and pop culture artifacts on a futuristic telegram delivery service. And he certainly couldn’t have foreseen the ultimate test of presidential authority: using a 1980s sci-fi comedy to explain why you should lead a military and economic superpower. In the spirit of the day, The Verge is proud to present our next commander-in-chief, along with the rest of the competition. Unfortunately, due to the complexity of campaign law, candidates who presented their B…

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