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Wed Apr 18, 2012, 07:57 PM

Poll: 30% (MORE) Of Americans Like Michelle Obama More Than Ann Romney



If you expected Rosengate to give Ann Romney a leg up on first lady Michelle Obama, you thought wrong.

A new CNN/ORC poll found that seventy-one percent (71%) of potential voters report viewing Ms. Obama favorably, a stark contrast to the 41 percent of survey participants who reported thinking highly of Ann. This is a noticeable jump in popularity for the current first lady, who had a 65 percent favorable rating in September. Perhaps sharing her awkward prom photo with Ellen Degeneres on national television worked wonders. After all, Americans like a lady who can laugh at herself and admit that her former fashion choices were far from stylish.

To add insult to injury, 20 percent of those who took the poll said they’d never even heard of Ann. Keeping in mind that the poll was conducted just days after the viral Ann/Hilary Rosen duel, the lack of knowledge on the Michigan native is either pathetic or funny. We say it’s a combination of the two.

When it comes to those who see the women in an unfavorable light, however, only 20 percent of people had this to say of Ann whereas 22 percent of survey subjects reported having such negtive feelings about Ms. Obama. This is unlikely to make much of a difference in the long run though, as Romney’s likability among women didn’t see a huge spike in the Rosengate war aftermath. Ann may have just celebrated her birthday and received a very cool cake from pushy oaf Donald Trump, but it still kind of sucks to be her this month.

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http://www.thejanedough.com/ann-romney-michelle-obama-poll/




See page 14 for Michelle Obama poll details here: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2012/images/04/17/rel4e1.pdf

See page 15 for Ann Romney polls details here: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2012/images/04/17/rel4e1.pdf

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Reply Poll: 30% (MORE) Of Americans Like Michelle Obama More Than Ann Romney (Original post)
Tx4obama Apr 2012 OP
Massacure Apr 2012 #1
Tx4obama Apr 2012 #3
yourout Apr 2012 #2
Tx4obama Apr 2012 #5
freshwest Apr 2012 #4
Marie Marie Apr 2012 #6
WI_DEM Apr 2012 #7
livetohike Apr 2012 #8

Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:01 PM

1. Trash Poll

1) Saying 30% of Americans support something implies that 70% don't. It is not the same as saying someone has 30 more percentage points over the other person.
2) 71% + 41% = 112%.

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Response to Massacure (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:03 PM

3. I believe you have read it wrong.

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Michelle Obama HAS 30% 'more than' Ann Romney.

The OP is about their favorability and unfavorabilty ratings.
It wasn't an either or question.


See page 14 for Michelle Obama poll details here: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2012/images/04/17/rel4e1.pdf
See page 15 for Ann Romney polls details here: http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2012/images/04/17/rel4e1.pdf

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:02 PM

2. Headline seems a little wrong.

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Response to yourout (Reply #2)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:53 PM

5. Well I didn't write the headline, I think it probably should have said ....


Michelle Obama's favorability rating is 30% higher than Ann Romney's.


That may have been more clear

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 08:23 PM

4. Ah ha, the media smear didn't work!

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Wed Apr 18, 2012, 11:29 PM

6. Love Michelle she is the real deal.

Ann - eh. There is something about her that I find as unlikeable as her husband. Maybe more of that same privileged smugness?

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Thu Apr 19, 2012, 09:20 AM

7. Mrs. Romney comes across the same way her husband does--which isn't good.

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Response to Tx4obama (Original post)

Thu Apr 19, 2012, 07:12 PM

8. My 81 year old Mother said that Ann Romney

"doesn't look like a First Lady".

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