Popularity

Mar 6 '09

As John pointed out in the post below, the new National Election Study data is out and this little nugget caught my eye. The NES traditional does feeling thermometers for various political figures and groups in society. The lower the number, the more disliked he/she is or they are. The higher the number, the more liked he/she is or they are. Here are the mean readings for some selected individuals and groups.

No wonder the Democrats are going after Rush Limbaugh, he’s less popular than gays, atheists, or Muslims. Even George W. Bush beats him and illegal immigrants aren’t far behind.