Thinking back to 2008, the world seemed like a very different place. Donald Trump was a businessman and host of a popular reality show, ExxonMobil Corp. was the largest company in the world based on market capital, and “American Idol” on Fox was the most popular show on television.

Today, Trump is, of course, the U.S. president, ExxonMobil has fallen behind tech heavyweights like Apple, and “American Idol” just returned to network television on ABC after being cancelled several years ago by Fox.

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