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Friday, August 19, 2005

Rasmussen on Cindy Cindy Cindy

Rassmussen Reports has more evidence that the Sheehan Saga isn't catching on with anyone but rabid Lefties (aka the Democratic Party).


Cindy Sheehan: 35% Favorable 38% Unfavorable

Survey of 1,000 Adults

August 17-18, 2005
Cindy Sheehan
Favorable 35%
Unfavorable 38%

August 19, 2005--Cindy Sheehan, the grieving mother who maintained an anti-War protest outside of President Bush's ranch, is viewed favorably by 35% of Americans and unfavorably by 38%.

Sheehan is viewed favorably by 34% of men and 35% of women. Forty-two percent (42%) of men and 34% of women have an unfavorable view.

seems that women are less likely to judge a grieving mother? Is that patronizing of me???
In general, people see in Sheehan what they want to see. Opinion about her is largely based upon views of the War, rather than views about the woman herself. Democrats, by a 56% to 18% margin, have a favorable opinion. Republicans, by a 64% to 16% margin, have an unfavorable view. Those not affiliated with either major party are evenly divided.
Interesting that just a slim majority of Dems have a favorable opinion of her...
People who think we should withdraw troops from Iraq now have a positive opinion of Sheehan (59% favorable, 12% unfavorable). Those who do not think we should withdraw troops at this time have a negative view (15% favorable , 64% unfavorable).

Or, put another way... 59% of dems think she's great, 64% of republicans think she's not the best person to decide our foreign policy
Among those with family members who have served in the military, Sheehan is viewed favorably by 31% and unfavorably by 48%.

Forty-two percent (42%) of Married Americans have an unfavorable opinion of Sheehan while 33% have a favorable opinion. Among those who are not married, Sheehan's numbers are 38% favorable and 30% favorable.

Ahh, the marriage gap on display yet again. Does the Democratic Party understand that they have no future just catering to the singles crowd?

For what it's worth... Net is that if you were a Kossack or Michael Moore, you'd likely think that the whole country was behind Cindy...

Your Co-Conspirator,
ARC: St Wendeler