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Mon Dec 31, 2012, 05:53 AM

Poll: Obama, Clinton still USA's most admired persons

Source: USA Today

Poll: Obama, Clinton still USA's most admired persons
Cathy Lynn Grossman, USA TODAY5:17a.m. EST December 31, 2012

A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll on whom Americans admire the most reveals something new, and something not so new: Hillary Rodham Clinton is once again the most admired woman, and Barack Obama is once again the most admired man.

But the emotional scars of the Newtown, Conn., school massacre evoked an unusual answer from some poll respondents. For the first time, the public put "Connecticut teachers" and "U.S. troops" on their lists of admired individuals.

Americans have always looked up most to their president since the poll began in 1948 with Harry Truman as the most admired. But choices also reflect people in the news, and the school shooting clearly had an impact.

Although Gallup's Lydia Saad says their survey tracks admired individuals, not groups, 2% of those surveyed named the Connecticut teachers for "most admired woman." They may have been mindful of the deaths of six female staffers at Sandy Hook Elementary School, killed as they tried to protect their students. The survey was conducted a week after the Dec. 14 shootings.


Read more: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/28/obama-hillary-clinton-most-admired-gallup/1797093/

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Reply Poll: Obama, Clinton still USA's most admired persons (Original post)
Judi Lynn Dec 2012 OP
Spitfire of ATJ Dec 2012 #1
dwigthreeD Dec 2012 #3
Spitfire of ATJ Dec 2012 #5
Larry Ogg Dec 2012 #2
Scurrilous Dec 2012 #4
harmonicon Dec 2012 #6
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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:20 AM

1. Meanwhile Dubya and Cheney,....

.....need I go on?

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 11:09 AM

3. Where's Mittens and Ann on that list?

 

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Response to dwigthreeD (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 01:21 PM

5. Let's hope he doesn't join Dole selling boner pills.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 09:27 AM

2. Meanwhile, social insanity has fertile ground in the USA, and continues to spread like the plague...

And thanks to the corporately owned M$M, and venal sock puppets telling us all what to believe and who to adore, Americans have earned the collective right to call themselves "People of the Lie", although such titles comes with the facade of absolute deniability, lest it be totally pointless.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 12:16 PM

4. K & R

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 04:50 PM

6. So 2% of Americans don't know the difference between singular and plural?

Got it. Last people I'd think who would look up to teachers though.

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Response to Judi Lynn (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2012, 06:22 PM

7. Congratulations to both of them.

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