Ridiculous Daily Mail poll skewed by Twitterers

Huge percentage vote for NHS to prioritise Gipsies

Poll not a leading question honest

A ridiculous poll from the Daily Mail has been undermined by the internet community, with a huge percentage voting that the NHS SHOULD push gipsies to the top of the queue.

With the likes of blogger Anton Vowl (@antonvowl) pushing for people to vote yes, the community has responded by taking a deliberately opposite view to a stupidly leading question.

At the time of writing this has led to a huge 'yes' vote of more than 68 per cent, just 20 minutes after it was brought to the attention of the Twitter community.

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Social networks

Although the poll does not give amounts of voters, the speed in which the shift happened is a reminder of just how powerful social networking sites are in influencing things.

In a week when Iranian connectivity has been the key story, skewing a poll could be seen as no more than frivolity.

And yet, in truth, this is a community taking a stand against something they consider ridiculous, and revelling in upsetting the status quo.