Donald Trump is in the electoral fight of his life — or was, anyway, if you overthink the odd statement his campaign manager made recently.
As the path to a possible legal victory is gone and an inevitable defeat starts to loom, Trump is doing everything he can to stop his campaign’s death spiral. He has done everything from sending professional shirt tucker Rudy Giuliani to head up the massive legal attempts to get votes thrown out to having his kids attempt to sow election misinformation on Twitter — which the social media platform continues to label as such.
No matter what Trump tries to pull, though, all he can do is watch democracy at work as they count everyone’s completely legitimate vote. During a recent call with reporters, the President’s campaign manager Bill Stepien made a curious statement, made even more so considering the uphill battle they had ahead of them in this election:
“Donald Trump is alive and well,” he said, instantly making everyone assume that something wasn’t right. Social media, in particular, had a ball with this odd response:
Interesting thing to have to clarify
— Todd (@ToddF_Imagine) November 5, 2020
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Physicians would probably disagree too lmao
— Mikey Mike | 🇳🇬 | cr: cw: Haikyuu (@mikeymikeii) November 5, 2020
Not sure “alive and well” are the right words. pic.twitter.com/I7x8nNo0xz
— Tony (@tony15202) November 5, 2020
“Donald Trump is alive and well.” pic.twitter.com/KrYeiY9Mh7
— Ross Lawson (@Ross_Lawson) November 5, 2020
I’m not saying Trump is dead, but this certainly isn’t the kind of news they would share with people if they knew he was alive.
— Larkspur Flower (@InfiniLarkspur) November 5, 2020
‘Adolf Hitler is alive and well’
– Otto Günsche, 30 April 1945
— XOF 🦊 (@goddamnpal) November 5, 2020
It is no surprise that people are skeptical, we know Trump doesn’t deal with loss well and it is way past time for him to concede.
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