Skip to comments.Poll: Giuliani, McCain, Obama rank high with voters, Kerry in last place
Posted on 11/27/2006 2:02:23 PM PST by mathprof
Americans have the warmest feelings about former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Republican Sen. John McCain and Democratic Sen. Barack Obama, according to a poll released Monday that scores the popularity of national leaders.
The Quinnipiac University's "thermometer reading," taken the week after the Nov. 7 election, asked voters to rate their feelings for 20 leaders on a scale of 0 to 100.
Giuliani, a Republican weighing a presidential bid in 2008, scored the highest at 64.2. Obama and McCain, who are also considering a 2008 campaign, finished next at 58.8 and 57.7.
President Bush was 15th out of 20 while his secretary of State, Condoleezza Rice, was fourth and former President Clinton fifth.
New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton scored ninth of the 20 leaders with a score of 49. Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry, the 2004 Democratic nominee who was roundly criticized before the election for suggesting that students who don't study could end up stuck in Iraq, came in last at 39.6.
Kerry later apologized for what he said was a botched joke.
Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi, in line to become the next House Speaker, improved her standing, moving from last to 12th in a few weeks. The next Senate Majority leader, Democrat Harry Reid, was 19th.
"As we enter the presidential campaign of 2008, Giuliani and McCain are in enviable positions," said Peter Brown, assistant poll director. "They are well-regarded and most Americans are quite familiar with them. Obama's showing is impressive, but four in 10 Americans still don't know enough about him to have an opinion."
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Why does Obama rank high? What has he ever done to earn the esteem of the American people?
How discriminating and well-informed are these voters! These poll stories are surely the most useful form of media reporting ever invented.
"Americans have the warmest feelings about former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Republican"
The less You do and the more areo fritto You generate, the better the DBM loves You.
The same outfit put Hillary first by a wide margin over Rudy in New York State during the same time period.
I fear that Hillary knows she can beat Rudy. This sort of poll just eggs Rudy on.
If this is the best America can do, the republic is doomed.
Fortunately, any poll done two years out from an election is nothing but Democrat Media propaganda.
For those of you that are wondering how Obama could score so high...he was on Oprah. She called him "her boy". He said, "you're my girl". (btw, read about it on Boortz) People are getting their news, forming their opinions and voting according to what Oprah says and does. She plays a major role in making idiots like Obama popular.
All that I want to know is who the REPUBLICAN candidates might be?
Personally, if these dopes are the best this Country can muster, I feel sick!
He is good at fooling people
An Italian, a crazy guy, and a Muslim. Looks like the Italian guy might have a chance.
Why does Obama rank high?
He's not in prison.
BARF! It'll be a cold day in hell before conservatives will pick Rudy as the GOP nominee in 2008.
Beyond his public appearences on TV in the immediate aftermath of 9-11, most Americans don't know much about Rudy Giuliani. They don't know Rudy is liberal on most issues and a hardcore social liberal --- pro-abortion on demand, pro-partial birth abortion, pro-gun control, pro-assault weapons ban, and he supports special rights for homos and illegal aliens. Another big government Republican. No way Rudy can overcome all those negatives and capture the GOP nomination.
Those voters lazy socialists.. ALL of them...
Gen Tommy Franks, Newt, Haley Barbour, thats my list for starters
Barack Obama = empty suit.
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