Liberal actress’ poll on Trump resignation gets more than 112,000 votes — here are the results

Liberal actress’ poll on Trump resignation gets more than 112,000 votes — here are the results
Liberal actress Alyssa Milano posted a unscientific poll on Twitter to gauge the public's attitude about a theoretical resignation by President Donald Trump. With more than 112,000 responses, the results were very surprising. (Image Source: YouTube screenshot)

The social media platform Twitter offers users a way to post their own polls and gauge their followers’ attitudes about different topics. When liberal actress Alyssa Milano used the feature to ask a question about President Donald Trump, she got more than 112,000 responses.

The results were remarkable.

It must be noted that Twitter polls are not scientifically rigorous in any way, but it’s unusual for those polls to have the wide pool of respondents as this one did.

Milano’s 3.18 million followers helped garner the unusually high number of responses after the tweet was reposted more than 20,000 times.

But the final tally was a tie.

According to Milano’s tweet, 50 percent of respondents said they would like to see him resign, and 50 percent said they would not like to see him resign.

Milano has been a vocal critic of the president, so she might have been disappointed in the results. Before the poll closed, she retweeted this call from fellow actor George Takei to “pile on” in order to counteract the Trump supporters they say were skewing the results.

Trump’s popularity continues to remain low compared to other presidents at the same period of their first term. The president and many of his allies point to the apparent failure of polls to correctly predict the 2016 election when dismissing these politically unsatisfying measures of the public’s attitude.

A new Rasmussen Reports poll shows that 45 percent of voters now approve of Donald Trump's performance as president.

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