Trump versus Biden animation: Tweet Fighter

Mike Thompson, USA TODAY
·1 min read

It's only fitting that Republican President Donald Trump continues to assail his Democratic rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, on Twitter as we head into the final week of the presidential campaign. You'd think Trump would want to be on his best behavior to woo the few remaining undecided voters.

More than any other politician, Trump has weaponized the social media platform, using it as a club to attack everyone from his fellow politicians to Hollywood actors, rapper Snoop Dogg, journalists, professional athletes and his opponent's son, Hunter Biden.

It must be infuriating for Trump that the senior Biden hasn't taken the bait in recent weeks, largely ignoring the president's broadsides on social media as the Democratic front-runner tries to make himself look presidential. Biden's no saint, on or off Twitter, but Trump's incessant barrage of ugly tweets got old a long time ago.

I have to follow the president's Twitter account. It's part of my job. But I'm looking forward to the day that I can go back to not caring about what Trump's spewing on social media.

I'm certain that I'm not alone.

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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Presidential election animation: Trump, Biden and Twitter