Sunday, June 26, 2011

Bernanke's Favorable Ratings Crash

When a poll of Americans is taken beyond those of Tim Geithner and the Banksters, Fed chairman Ben Bernanke doesn't register that well on the popularity scale.

Twenty-six percent of the public view him unfavorably, with only 30% giving him a thumbs up. It's a worse rating than he received at the height of the financial crisis, according to a poll according to a survey conducted for Bloomberg by Selzer & Co.

In September 2009 -- roughly a year after Lehman Brothers' disastrous collapse -- 41 percent saw him in a positive light, and only 22 percent at that time said they saw him in a negatively.

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