So far, President Donald Trump has said the following people, institutions, processes, and groups are biased against him in the 2020 elections: the presidential debate commission, debate moderators, mail-in voting, the FBI, his own appointed attorney general, his own appointed FBI director, Twitter, Facebook, the media, election officials in Philadelphia, postal carriers, the CDC, the medical community, polls, and Fox News. This list is not exhaustive.
On Friday night, he continued with the same theme, pointing to a debate moderator who won’t even be moderating the next debate because Trump refused to do it virtually despite being positive for COVID-19, as well as the investigators in the Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump’s former national security advisor, who pleaded guilty twice to lying to the FBI.
It’s a long-standing pattern with Trump. Anytime something doesn’t go his way – he loses a debate, is investigated for a handful of crimes, is revealed to have said horrible things, like fallen soldiers are “losers” and “suckers,” or his poll numbers are tanking – it’s always because everyone is against him. As the 2020 elections wind down and Trump’s poll numbers show him at an abysmal average behind his opponent, Joe Biden, that rhetoric is ramping up to dramatic level.
The truth is that he’s losing the election because his four years in office have had disastrous results. The continued growth in the economy after the Obama years crashed when Trump failed to step up and address the coronavirus when he should have. 210,000 Americans are dead because of his COVID response. The country just didn’t warm to locking up infants separated from their mothers the way he had hoped. What’s happening today is on him and his administration.
Twitter was quick to respond to Trump’s Friday night conspiracy theory fest. Read some of their comments below: