On Saturday, Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) echoed the claims of the Trump campaign on Twitter, attacking the media for calling the presidential election and claiming that the winner will not be determined until "allegations of fraud" have been addressed.
The media do not get to determine who the president is. The people do. When all lawful votes have been counted, rec… https://t.co/kwn8FOG8Lj— Josh Hawley (@Josh Hawley) 1604772065.0
Hawley's tirade earned swift mockery from social media.
When the moment to show leadership and good character arrived, the junior senator from Missouri once again walked t… https://t.co/C2xNfCBP9p— Antonio French (@Antonio French) 1604774498.0
We have our first case of BDS - Biden Derangement Syndrome https://t.co/4jlIbUpcGO— Drew Savicki (@Drew Savicki) 1604773836.0
@HawleyMO Math is Math. https://t.co/mIN74nD5Oo— Tyler Daniels (@Tyler Daniels) 1604772159.0
@HawleyMO No kidding. But even ppl in the media know how to do math. There’s not enough ballots for Trump to catch… https://t.co/Qo7uNm8FIz— imnotvegan (@imnotvegan) 1604772352.0
@HawleyMO Biden won dude. And stop saying "lawful ballots". You're doing it to try to back up the Republican claim… https://t.co/X9F0AWcqAs— violentX (@violentX) 1604772702.0
@HawleyMO 😂😂😂😂 I've said this before, but @YaleLawSch schools consider rescinding your degree. A competent attny w… https://t.co/YPBOVW4TsK— erin (@erin) 1604772504.0
.@HawleyMO is clearly in Slightly Smarter Trump Authoritarian School, and he’s flunking. But MSM/Beltway desperatel… https://t.co/9nRcaNbo3E— Joe Rossi (@Joe Rossi) 1604773485.0
Seeing this kind of childish and delusional behavior from elected officials is, quite frankly, really sad. You los… https://t.co/kjq2QLgI78— Pokermask (@Pokermask) 1604773860.0
All credible allegations have been addressed, all that remains are baseless conspiracy theories. So, gladly, math… https://t.co/My9N8I3Gxh— Rob Patro (or Prof. Dr. Patro to Joseph Epstein) (@Rob Patro (or Prof. Dr. Patro to Joseph Epstein)) 1604773787.0