Monday, December 30, 2013

Americans rank Barack Obama , Hillary Clinton as most Admired :Poll

                                       Barack Obama
                                      Hillary Clinton
(Reuters) - Americans named President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the World's most admired living man and woman in 2013 , according to a Gallup poll released on Monday .
Obama topped the annual list for the sixth consecutive year , a typical ranking for a sitting U.S. president , the polling organization said .
But the percentage of those surveyed who choose him as the most admired man fell to 16 percent this year , down from 30 percent in 2012 .
The president's job approval rating has dropped during a year marked by a botched healthcare rollout and stalled legislative initiatives at the start of his second term .
Clinton earned the top spot among women for the 12th consecutive year and 18th time overall , more than any other woman in the poll's history .
Fifteen percent of Americans surveyed gave the former first lady and U.S. senator the highest ranking , down from 21 percent who named her as the most admired woman last year , the poll showed .
Gallup said its data came from a poll of 1,031 adults between December 5 and 8 , and had a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points .
Other men named to the list included former U.S. presidents George W. Bush , Bill Clinton and Jimmy carter ; Pope Francis and the Reverend Billy Graham ; actor and director Clint Eastwood ; Microsoft Crop co-founder and Philanthropist Bill Gates ; U.S. Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and former Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Ron Paul .
The women who finished behind Hillary Clinton included talk show host Oprah Winfrey , first lady Michelle Obama , former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin , former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and actress Angelina Jolie .
Also on the list were Malala Yousafzai , the Pakistani teenager shot in the head by the Taliban for demanding education for girls ; German Chancellor Angela Merkel , and Britain's Queen Elizabeth and Duchess of Cambridge , Kate Middleton .
                                         Jimmy Carter
                                             Bill Gates
                                        Clint Eastwood
                                           Pope Francis
                                           Mitt Romney
                                     George W. Bush
                                       Oprah Winfrey
                                       Angelina Jolie
                                           Kate Middleton
                                              Sarah Palin
                                        Condoleezza Rice
                                         Michelle Obama
                                        Queen Elizabeth


  1. Poor Bam Bam,
    Things will look up for him next year. But SARAH PALIN? REALLY?? She is a frontal lobe short of a brain.

    Luv ya

  2. I have the same felling about Bam Bam .
    I do wonder what fool voted for Sarah Palin ....Oh I know , the stupid Tea party ... Hahahaha
    Luv ya back