Eric Dienstfrey | April 28, 2009
NBC News / Wall Street Journal
4/23-26/09; 1,005 adults, 3.1% margin of error
Mode: Live Telephone Interviews
State of the Country
43% Right Direction, 43% Wrong Track (chart)
Congressional Job Approval
28% Approve, 58% Disapprove (chart)
Do you think that the recently passed economic stimulus legislation is a good idea or a bad idea? If you do not have an opinion either way, please just say so.
- 38% Good idea
39% Bad idea
Which statement better represents your view
- 46% Harsh interrogation techniques helped the U.S> by extracting valuable information to stop terrorism
42% Harsh interrogation techniques hurt the U.S. by undermining its moral authority and inflaming anger in the Islamic world.