In a strikingly provocative Christmas message on Truth Social, former President Donald Trump unleashed a scathing critique against a range of figures, including President Biden and special counsel Jack Smith, whom he accuses of undermining the United States.
This message, laced with controversy, reflects Trump's ongoing battle against political adversaries and his unique style of communication. Throughout Christmas Day, Trump used his platform of choice, Truth Social, to express his views.
In a series of posts, he targeted not only domestic political rivals but also international leaders and advocates of electric vehicles. Trump's rhetoric remained characteristically bold and unfiltered, a hallmark of his communication style that continues to resonate with his supporters.
Trump's Holiday Tirade
In a post timed at 2:38 p.m., Trump commenced his tirade by extending Christmas greetings to all, including what he termed as "Crooked Joe Biden's ONLY HOPE, Deranged Jack Smith." Trump's animosity towards Smith is well-known, particularly given Smith's role in prosecuting Trump over allegations related to the 2020 election and the January 6th Capitol attack.
This criticism comes on the heels of a recent Supreme Court decision, which declined an immediate review of Smith's request to determine the extent of Trump's immunity from prosecution, given his actions as President. Trump's message escalated in intensity as he listed a series of grievances, ranging from open borders and inflation to the Afghanistan withdrawal, the "Green New Scam," high taxes, lack of energy independence, and what he describes as a "Woke Military." He also touched upon international issues such as the Russia-Ukraine conflict and the Israel-Iran dynamics.
His diatribe culminated in a vehement condemnation of those he believes are "looking to destroy our once great USA," wishing them to "ROT IN HELL," before paradoxically concluding with a "MERRY CHRISTMAS." As the 2024 Presidential Election approaches, Trump remains a formidable figure in American politics.
Currently, he leads the GOP presidential nomination race with a 54 percent advantage in aggregated polls monitored by Decision Desk and The Hill. Furthermore, in a potential head-to-head matchup against Biden, Trump appears to have a slight edge, leading by 1.9 percent according to the same poll aggregators. This enduring support underscores Trump's significant influence and the polarized nature of current American politics.