Joe Biden Calling Trump 'Worst President' Ever Is His Most Popular Facebook Post in 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden branding Donald Trump "the worst president we've ever had" has become his most popular post on Facebook so far in 2020.

The message was shared on the former vice president's page during the election debate with his Republican rival.

The post echoed a comment made by Biden during the debate, in which he told Trump: "You're the worst president America has ever had."

At time of writing, there have been more than 280,000 reactions, including 217,000 likes and more than 55,000 love heart responses.

It has received more than 35,000 comments and been shared more than 16,000 times.

These interactions surpass the amount he has received on any other post this year to date, according to CrowdTangle—a Facebook-owned tool which analyzes posts on the platform. NewsWhip, a separate social media analytics tool, also shows the post from Biden to be his most interacted with this year.

Newsweek has contacted the Biden and Trump campaigns for comment.

Donald Trump is the worst president we've ever had.

Posted by Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The post continues the social media sparring between the two candidates, who have long taken their clashes online as they pitch their election bids.

Both have regularly utilized online platforms to target the other, with Trump getting more interaction generally and having a greater following but Biden performing more strongly in terms of engagement from those who follow his accounts.

Following the debate, Biden used his Facebook page to give his take on events.

He posted: "What happened tonight?

"Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacy.

"He lied about letting hundreds of thousands of people die from COVID-19.

"He denied the impact of climate change.

"He divided the country even further than it was before.

"Enough is enough. We need a president who will bring us together — not tear us further apart."

What happened tonight?Donald Trump refused to condemn white supremacy. He lied about letting hundreds of thousands of...

Posted by Joe Biden on Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Trump also shared clips from the debate and remarked upon it on social media.

He shared a message reiterating his claim to have done "more in 47 months as President" than Biden "did in 47 years" as a politician.

The president also shared an image to suggest Fox News moderator Chris Wallace was also against him, with a photo showing him "vs" Wallace and Biden.

Following the debate, a CBS poll conducted by YouGov, found 48 percent of 1,039 likely voters who watched debate said Biden had won, compared to 41 percent for Trump. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.4 percent.

A CNN poll, conducted by SSRS, suggested 60 percent of 568 registered voters who watched the debate thought Biden did "the best job" in it. Just more than a quarter, 28 percent, of those asked said Trump. The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 6.3 percent.

In contrast, 66 percent of respondents to a poll from Telemundo, a North American Spanish-language TV network, thought Trump won.

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This combination of pictures created on September 29, 2020 shows Democratic Presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and US President Donald Trump speaking during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29, 2020. Jim Watson/Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images