Eric Dienstfrey | December 22, 2008
CNN / ORC
12/19-21/08; 1,013 adults, 3% margin of sampling error
Mode: Live Telephone Interview
The federal government will provide some of the major U.S. auto companies with more than thirteen billion dollars in loans in order to prevent them from going into bankruptcy. In exchange for the loans, the government wants the auto companies to produce plans by the end of March that show how they would become viable businesses in the long run. Do you favor or oppose this decision?
- 63% Favor
If the major U.S. auto companies ask for more money next year, do you think the federal government should give them any additional assistance, or should the government let them go into bankruptcy?
- 28% Additional assitance
70% Let them go into bankruptcy
How would you rate Dick Cheney in comparison to other vice presidents in U.S. history? Would you say he is the best vice president the U.S. has ever had, very good, good, poor, very poor, or would you say he is the worst vice president the U.S. has ever had?
- 1% Best
4% Very good
13% Very poor