President Trump took a break from his grueling 17-day working vacation at his golf club in Bedminster, N.J. to share a Twitter poll that shows he is a “better” president than his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.
According to the unscientific poll conducted by the account “Progress Polls,” 61 percent of respondents believe Trump is the better President of the United States, compared to 39 percent who cast a vote for Obama.
Who is a better President of the United States? #ObamaDay
— ProgressPolls (@ProgressPolls) August 4, 2017
Just days earlier, Trump tweeted attacks on the free press and ordered his followers to not “believe the Fake News Suppression Polls!”
After 200 days, rarely has any Administration achieved what we have achieved..not even close! Don't believe the Fake News Suppression Polls!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 8, 2017
The tweet came as the president faced a cascade of unfavorable polling figures from virtually every credible political data source.
Twitter users were incensed by the President’s retweet of a “fake news” poll.
Ok I'm ready to be nuked now pic.twitter.com/hxMxxqcIdU
— Brian Tashman (@briantashman) August 10, 2017
It is so embarrassing that Trump re-tweeted this absurdly bogus Twitter poll. And it reflects his all-consuming obsession with Obama. pic.twitter.com/wJrnRCiDzn
— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) August 10, 2017
Trump retweeted a Twitter poll asking who was a better President between himself and Obama. The man is obsessed with Obama – so pathetic.
— snowmanomics (@snowmanomics) August 10, 2017
Trump is retweeting a fake online poll because all the real polls have him at 38% or less (one at 32%!) and the crybaby can't stand it! LOL
— Portia (Resister) (@scribunda) August 10, 2017
Waiting for Trump to tweet results of a self-generated Twitter poll next.
— Joisey Joh (@JoiseyJoh) August 10, 2017
— Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) August 10, 2017
Can you imagine Obama tweeting this stuff? Trump is so classless it's unreal. That poll was rigged by 4chan bots btw
— Stonk (@RealStonk) August 10, 2017
So Trump uses twitter polls, as a poll that is accurate 😵
— ☃️🔥Snowflake_Guru (@A_Smart_Liberal) August 10, 2017
A fake poll! Donald Trump only tweets fake polls
— Steven Nash (@rphawg3150) August 10, 2017