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    Most admired man and woman

    According to a USA Today/Gallup poll, the most admired man is Barack Obama, and the most admired woman is Hillary Clinton.

    Obama Named Most Admired Man For Third Straight Year



    Survey takers were asked: "What man that you have heard or read about, living today in any part of the world, do you admire most?" Obama was named on 22 percent of ballots, well ahead of former presidents George W. Bush, who was second at 5 percent, and Bill Clinton at 4 percent.
    Meanwhile, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was the most admired woman, garnering 17 percent of the vote. Sarah Palin was next with 12 percent, followed by Oprah Winfrey with 11 percent.
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Thats very disturbing
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by chevydriver1123 View Post
    Thats very disturbing
    Only if you are an ideological extremist on the fringes of normal society.
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Ugh. I can't stand Hillary Clinton. I like Michelle Obama, though. However, she would hardly qualify for my most admired list. I'd say that women like Asieh Amini and Shadi Sadr should be on the list, though.

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    I don't consider being married to someone a qualification for admiration...you actually have to DO SOMETHING for me to admire you.
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Only if you are an ideological extremist on the fringes of normal society.
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    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
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    Does this mean we should take away your sharper crayons?
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by Dittohead not! View Post
    According to a USA Today/Gallup poll, the most admired man is Barack Obama, and the most admired woman is Hillary Clinton.

    Obama Named Most Admired Man For Third Straight Year


    Just thought you'd like to know.
    Not trying to be disparaging toward the selections here. But I suspect the results of these type surveys have a lot more to do with simple name recognition and less to do with genuine admiration.


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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by Cole View Post
    Not trying to be disparaging toward the selections here. But I suspect the results of these type surveys have a lot more to do with simple name recognition and less to do with genuine admiration.


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    No doubt name recognition has something to do with it, yet celebrities generally enjoy more name recognition than do politicians. Have you ever watched Jay Leno show people on the street pictures of Joe Biden or perhaps Nancy Pelosi, and ask them who it was? After their absurd guesses, he'll ask them who won on "Idol" or "Dancing with the Stars", and they'll know right away.
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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by Catz Part Deux View Post
    ...you actually have to DO SOMETHING for me to admire you.
    What did Obama do before he became president? Nothing. He was inexperienced. What in gawd's name do you admire about learning on the job?

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    Re: Most admired man and woman

    Quote Originally Posted by haymarket View Post
    Only if you are an ideological extremist on the fringes of normal society.
    I dont see what so admireable about murders and statists
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