Bartlet is known throughout the show as a moral compass with admirable integrity and a quick wit that stand in stark contrast to President Donald Trump.
Sheen highlighted that contrast even more with a bumper sticker he texted to MSNBC host Chris O'Donnell, who read it on the air.
The sticker reads:
"Trump / Putin? 2020"
The implication that Putin is a running mate of sorts for Trump isn't too far-fetched. Trump continues to take no action against Russia's efforts to interfere with the 2020 election, just as he questions Russia's involvement with 2016 election interference.
People felt Sheen's sticker was spot on.
Funny. But not far off sadly. Putin is already a not so silent partner guess he wants the fifty millio. Trump pen… https://t.co/2wxDv3fVPM— @Mockingbirdlandtruth (@@Mockingbirdlandtruth)1582310409.0
'TV President' Martin Sheen Burns Trump With A New Running Mate For 2020 Don't mince words, Martin. Tell us how yo… https://t.co/HhFRX59DRX— DesertFox (@DesertFox)1582305017.0
WATCH: Martin Sheen interrupts Lawrence O’Donnell’s MSNBC show with Trump/Putin 2020 bumper sticker -… https://t.co/QeUcY3r7IV— Gaylen Blankenship (@Gaylen Blankenship)1582290517.0
@RawStory @Lawrence I must have.— Biggy B. Bigglesworth (@Biggy B. Bigglesworth)1582256894.0
@HuffPost They are both TV Presidents. Sheen's just smarter.— obadiah youngblood (@obadiah youngblood)1582284103.0
For more information about Russian interference, check out The Road to Unfreedom, available here.