#AnybodyButTrump2020 trends as Trump rolls out reelection campaign

The hashtag #AnybodyButTrump2020 trended on Twitter Tuesday ahead of President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE's official reelection campaign launch in Orlando, Fla.

The hashtag had been used in nearly 20,000 tweets as of noon on Tuesday, and was the fifth-most used hashtag in the U.S.


The term seems to come from an Orlando Sentinel editorial published Tuesday where the paper gave a sweeping endorsement of anybody but Trump ahead of his campaign launch in the city.

While the editorial admits some may find it difficult to eliminate a candidate before identifying an opponent, the paper wrote "there’s no point pretending we would ever recommend that readers vote for Trump."

"After 2 1/2 years we've seen enough. Enough of the chaos, the division, the schoolyard insults, the self-aggrandizement, the corruption, and especially the lies," they wrote.

The paper has a history of endorsing Republican candidates dating back to 1952, most recently in 2012.

There are a few exceptions, including backing Lyndon Johnson against Barry Goldwater in 1964 and John KerryJohn KerryHow the US could help Australia develop climate action Equilibrium/ Sustainability — Presented by NextEra Energy — Clean power repurposes dirty power No. 2 State Department official to travel to China amid tensions MORE over President George W. Bush's reelection — and endorsing former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote MORE in 2016.