The 2024 U.S. Presidential Election Has Already Begun for Donald Trump

Everything Donald Trump is currently doing serves this purpose.

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Image: Donald Trump / Getty Images — Adapted by Sylvain Saurel

A defeat in the presidential election leaves indelible marks

A few weeks after losing the 2016 presidential election against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton still confessed to being tormented by her defeat:

A dignified concession speech makes the loser grow up

This was the case with John McCain’s concession speech in which he wished Barack Obama the best in 2008. Here is a particularly strong excerpt from John McCain’s concession speech:

Donald Trump attacks American democracy while the numbers are implacable

Yet the numbers are relentless. Joe Biden got just over 77 million votes, while Donald Trump has to settle for 72 million votes. Trump’s score, however, is no disgrace, as it also breaks the previous record for the number of votes a presidential candidate has received.

Donald Trump maintains the illusion in the minds of his supporters

On his Twitter account, Donald Trump keeps mentioning that he and his supporters will win this presidential election in 2020. On November 10, 2020, Donald Trump tweeted this for example:

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Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump in 2016

Donald Trump’s multiple recourses will not change the outcome of the vote

Donald Trump is surely referring to the ongoing recounts in several swing states, as well as the lawsuits filed by his supporters in different states to denounce massive frauds of which nobody can obviously provide proof.

Donald Trump is horrified by the defeat, but his current attitude is above all strategic

First of all, we must not neglect the psychological side of the matter. Donald Trump divides the world into two categories: winners and losers. He absolutely does not want to end up in the second category.

Donald Trump raises funds to finance his post-presidential political operations

While the appeals of the Trump camp and its supporters will eventually fail in courts, Donald Trump continues to raise a lot of money for support campaigns. Emails are sent non-stop every day to his supporters, as are Facebook messages.

Within the GOP, its most loyal allies are already talking about 2024 for Donald Trump

Within the GOP, his most loyal allies are already talking about a candidacy for 2024. Top US Republican senator Lindsey Graham encouraged President Donald Trump to seek a 2024 White House bid if his legal challenges “fall short”:

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