Trump Flailed, Biden Put Him on the Ropes

by HRC Staff

Post submitted by Lucas Acosta (he/him), former Deputy Director of Communications, Politics

In response to the first Presidential debate on Tuesday, Human Rights Campaign President Alphonso David issued the following statement:

Donald Trump tried to bully his way through this debate, illustrating just how desperate and deranged Trump is. He could not articulate a single plan for our nation, failed to condemn white supremacists yet again, and proved his strategy is to continue to spread disinformation in order to suppress voter turnout. He disrespected our nation and our democracy by treating this debate like a circus. Our democracy is at stake and Trump’s sideshow was a clown show and a mockery of our nation.

Joe Biden put Trump on the ropes and showed why he is the only option for Americans who care about restoring the soul of our nation and putting our country back on track. Only a Biden/Harris administration can lead us through this pandemic that has disproportionately impacted communities of color and LGBTQ people -- especially those of us with intersectional identities. Only a Biden/Harris administration can build back our economy to help working families and communities like ours that have born the brunt of the pandemics' negative effects. We all must vote this election and vote for the only ticket that can save our democracy, support our economy and protect our communities — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Alphonso David, Human Rights Campaign President

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