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Old 12-26-2008, 07:03 AM
 
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I guess all things considered this is no surprise. But it certainly is another one of the many positive stories about him.
Obama is most admired American: poll - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081226/pl_afp/uspoliticsobama - broken link)
WASHINGTON (AFP) – President-elect Barack Obama has replaced US President George W. Bush as the most admired man in America, according to a poll published Friday in the USA Today newspaper.

One-third of the 1,008 respondents surveyed named Obama as their first or second choice, with Bush falling to a distant second after seven years as the country's most-admired man.

Thirty-two percent of respondents chose Obama against five percent for Bush. It was the first time a president-elect topped the poll since Dwight Eisenhower in 1952.

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Old 12-26-2008, 09:10 AM
 
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I guess all things considered this is no surprise. But it certainly is another one of the many positive stories about him.
Obama is most admired American: poll - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081226/pl_afp/uspoliticsobama - broken link)
WASHINGTON (AFP) – President-elect Barack Obama has replaced US President George W. Bush as the most admired man in America, according to a poll published Friday in the USA Today newspaper.
I'm kinda disturbed to think GWB used to be the most admired American....

Oh well, I guess that's better than people voting for Lindsay Lohan.
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:06 AM
 
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I'm kinda disturbed to think GWB used to be the most admired American....

Oh well, I guess that's better than people voting for Lindsay Lohan.
I agree, America would never throw the Messiah under the bus though, another non stick president is on the way.
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:35 AM
 
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Out with the old, in with the new....we'll be singin' it again in four years.
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:37 AM
 
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I can't believe GW was ever a "most admired American", either. That really says a lot about Americans. It's scary. I want to know what the other options in the poll were, apparently there weren't many.
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Old 12-26-2008, 10:57 AM
 
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With the collective mentality American show often, I'm surprised it wasn't Sarah Palin.
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Old 12-27-2008, 07:39 AM
 
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With the collective mentality American show often, I'm surprised it wasn't Sarah Palin.
Hillary was the most admired woman and Sarah was a strong second.
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Old 12-27-2008, 07:43 AM
 
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I guess all things considered this is no surprise. But it certainly is another one of the many positive stories about him.
Obama is most admired American: poll - Yahoo! News (http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20081226/pl_afp/uspoliticsobama - broken link)
WASHINGTON (AFP) – President-elect Barack Obama has replaced US President George W. Bush as the most admired man in America, according to a poll published Friday in the USA Today newspaper.

One-third of the 1,008 respondents surveyed named Obama as their first or second choice, with Bush falling to a distant second after seven years as the country's most-admired man.

Thirty-two percent of respondents chose Obama against five percent for Bush. It was the first time a president-elect topped the poll since Dwight Eisenhower in 1952.
Not surprising at all.

But what does it say when Sarah Palin was 2nd among "Most Admired Woman" - behind only Hillary Clinton?
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Old 12-27-2008, 07:57 AM
 
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Not surprising at all.

But what does it say when Sarah Palin was 2nd among "Most Admired Woman" - behind only Hillary Clinton?
It shows you what the power of SNL is!!!
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Old 12-27-2008, 08:12 AM
 
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It shows you what the power of SNL is!!!
SNL needs to be on their knees groveling and thanking Sarah Palin for providing them with the only funny material they've had in the past 5 years.
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