Who Chooses to Run a Twitter Poll About the Holocaust Death Toll?

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The poll has been taken down, ' the Scaramucci Post tweeted.

A "media venture" associated with Anthony Scaramucci, the profane and short-lived White House communications director, posted an online poll Tuesday asking how many Jews were killed in the Holocaust.

Lance Laifer is a 52-year-old hedge fund manager, according to Bloomberg.

"The poll has been taken down", the tweet said. GQ profiled him a year ago, crediting him for managing a Twitter account for Broadway and TV actor Taye Diggs.

Leifer has also spearheaded Wall Street efforts to raise money to fight malaria and pneumonia in the Third World.

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Leifer said he is engaged in trying 'to synthesize social media management with business plans'. "We can stomach this because it doesn't happen to our neighbors, to our kids".

If you're giving someone a multiple-choice question as to how many Jews died in the Holocaust and you're not a teacher, then you're a bad person.

The Scaramucci Post asked users for their "thoughts" on various tweets, including one from an opinion editor at the Forward who tweeted: "Anyone acting outraged at this Anne Frank Halloween costume is in denial". His brief tenure was marked by an endless cascade of missteps and led to both former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and former Press Secretary Sean Spicer exiting their White House roles.

And distancing Scaramucci himself further from the horrifying misstep, he tweeted: 'This is @lancelaifer and I apologize if anyone was offended by the Holocaust poll'.

A series of apologies and explainers have been issued via the Scaramucci Post account. He never really clearly defined what this would be, but in recent weeks, it has mainly been a Twitter account that shares news from other sources and posts polls, some of which are somewhat sarcastic. It posted a new poll Tuesday morning with the question "How many Jews were killed in the Holocaust?"

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