Donald Trump is unlikely to ever admit that he lost the 2020 presidential election, although it doesn’t matter, essentially, whether he does or not. Joe Biden will be sworn in on January 21, 2021 at noon and Trump will cease to be the nightmare this country is desperate to wake up from. But in the meantime, he’s determined to cast as much doubt as possible, to undermine American confidence in its democratic processes, no matter how much it hurts the country to do so.
The polls were off in terms of total numbers in some states; for instance, Joe Biden was projected to win in Wisconsin by double digits in one poll (and far less in others, a rare few had Trump actually winning) but only won by 0.7 percent of the vote. National polling, however, had Joe Biden well ahead of Trump, and nationally Biden has won nearly five million more votes than the president. Those polls weren’t wrong; they were accurate. Trump has questioned even the legality of pollsters getting numbers wrong, proposing that there be legal sanctions against pollsters whose numbers don’t pan out, so his obsession with the polls is rather bizarre and has nothing to do with the outcome of the actual election.
His arguments about Pennsylvania and Wisconsin and election watchers has already been played out in court and was determined to be baseless. Only Trump’s most die-hard supporters are buying this lie, but he’ll continue to tell it as long as he’s given a platform.
Twitter had a strong reaction to Trump’s nonsense. Read some of their comments below: