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April 20, 2009

Rassmussen: Majority of Country Saw Tea Parties Favorably, But Political Class Viewed Them Very Unfavorably

They actually polled "the political class" on this too, though I don't know how it was defined.

A Tea Party Gap between the people who are supposed to be running this country and the people presuming to actually run it.

While half the nation has a favorable opinion of last Wednesday’s events, the nation’s Political Class has a much dimmer view—just 13% of the political elite offered even a somewhat favorable assessment while 81% said the opposite. Among the Political Class, not a single survey respondent said they had a Very Favorable opinion of the events while 60% shared a Very Unfavorable assessment.

One-in-four adults (25%) say they personally know someone who attended a tea party protest. That figure includes just one percent (1%) of those in the Political Class.


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