At roughly the same time as the news broke that President Donald Trump threatened to sue his campaign manager over his declining polls against former Vice President Joe Biden, Reuters reported that Trump ranted he doesn't even believe the polls in the first place.
"I don't believe the polls," Trump said. "I believe the people of this country are smart. And I don't think that th… https://t.co/D97p2ldJOu— Jonathan Lemire (@Jonathan Lemire)1588210385.0
Trump's denial led to widespread mockery on social media — particularly his claim that he doesn't believe America could vote for a man "who's incompetent."
@JonLemire Who wants to tell him?— UvT (@UvT)1588210642.0
@JonLemire “...I don’t think they will put a man in that’s incompetent”?? Talk about projection! Holy Batman. We… https://t.co/3ZuqtYL4OK— Leslie McCarthy (@Leslie McCarthy)1588210546.0
@_alex_joshua @SenhorRaposa @IRussell729 @14thstreetblues I mean, a plurality of voters voted for Clinton, so he's technically correct— Chairman Miao (總裁貓) (@Chairman Miao (總裁貓))1588211258.0
@JonLemire Putin did just that in 2016 but true American patriots will prevent your reinstallment— #TaxFraudGriftopotamusResister💛 (@#TaxFraudGriftopotamusResister💛)1588210668.0
@JonLemire https://t.co/qMzrsb8hze— Danny (@Danny)1588210529.0
@JonLemire Hahaha, 45* zinged himself!!— Parry Riposte (@Parry Riposte)1588210943.0
@JonLemire So we're clear: I am really fucking smart, I am not a statistics-denier, & I'll be voting for the Democr… https://t.co/wjixXnIY2i— HawaiiDelilah™ (@HawaiiDelilah™)1588211764.0
President Pine-Sol is very, very, very mad. “‘I’m not losing to Joe Biden,’ Trump said at one point, both of the… https://t.co/tWvyhP5gtE— George Conway (@George Conway)1588209047.0