Results of SurveyUSA News Poll #20418
 
1Yesterday, President Obama referred to California Attorney General Kamala Harris as the best looking state attorney general in the country. Was this an appropriate? Or not an appropriate? Thing for him to say?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4.5%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Appropriate34%29%39%35%29%38%34%33%36%32%60%32%32%24%42%26%28%32%43%
Not Appropriate53%59%47%49%56%53%52%52%53%55%21%56%53%68%39%64%60%60%40%
Not Sure13%13%14%15%15%9%14%15%11%13%19%12%15%9%19%10%12%8%17%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%33%26%25%16%60%40%42%8%36%14%25%48%22%28%34%23%
 
 
2The President has now apologized for the comment. Was apologizing the right thing to do? Or the wrong thing to do?
500 AdultsAllGenderAge<50 / 50+RaceParty AffiliationIdeology
Margin of Sampling Error: ± 4%MaleFemale18-3435-4950-6465+18-4950+WhiteBlackHispanicOtherRepublicDemocratIndependConservaModerateLiberal
Right Thing73%71%75%70%80%67%75%75%70%74%68%76%64%67%74%73%69%76%76%
Wrong Thing20%24%16%24%13%24%17%19%21%18%21%21%22%25%19%18%25%19%15%
Not Sure7%5%9%6%7%9%8%6%9%7%11%3%14%7%7%9%6%5%9%
Total100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%100%
Composition of Adults100%50%50%33%26%25%16%60%40%42%8%36%14%25%48%22%28%34%23%