Joe Biden’s premature rush to call himself the president-elect flies in the face of statements he made at the first presidential debate in September that he would not declare victory until the election was independently certified.
“Will you urge your supporters to stay calm while the vote is counted, and will you pledge not to declare victory until the election is independently certified?” asked moderator Chris Wallace at the debate.
Biden answered, “Yes.”
Biden has seemed to ignore his own statement, and has declared himself the winner and tried to get access to security briefings and transition money even though President Donald Trump has not conceded and is contesting votes in several swing states.
He is already telling everyone to wear masks to supposedly slow the coronavirus, despite the fact that states where mask-wearing has been mandatory still have the same rise in coronavirus cases as other states.
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