At this point in the election season, Donald Trump is missing his large, raucous rallies where he could tell his supporters to beat up protesters, spread vicious lies about his opponents and anyone else who dares speak negatively about him, and lead chants about a wall and a check from Mexico that still haven’t happened four years later.
On Monday, the smoke was still clearing from the protests led outside the White House, a demonstration that left buildings in cinders and made the voice of the American people very clear: they want Donald Trump and his right-wing, racist, fascist, ideology out of the White House. They’re fed up and they’re letting him know.
The current presidential race polls are letting Trump know, too. According to POLITICO, Biden currently enjoys a 10-point lead over Trump in national polls. Even more alarming for the Trump administration, his numbers are sinking fast in swing states. Trump can retweet soothing takes on those poll numbers from outlets like Byron York’s Daily Memo all day if he likes, but the polls aren’t changing and the voices of the American people aren’t changing.
Trump’s focus during all the crises happening – 20 million Americans unemployed, 106,000 Americans dead from a global pandemic, black men and women murdered by police in broad daylight – is to blame the Left, insult Joe Biden, and flex his tough guy muscles from his secure bunker. That strategy was on full display with Monday morning’s tweets, but none of them can be seen as helpful to the country or coming from a place of real leadership.
The American people are crying out for justice, a voice, a leader who will listen, and real structural change. Instead, what they’re getting is an orange coward who can’t manage to do much during one of the most contentious and frightening times in American history. It’s not difficult to see where all the anger comes from, but it seems difficult to Donald. Otherwise, he’d understand why his poll numbers are sinking.
Twitter was quick to remind Trump of all these points. Read some of their comments below:
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