New poll finds 75 percent of Americans are angry at the way things are going thereOctober 22nd, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 22 (ANI): A recent poll findings released by CNN and the Opinion Research Corporation (ORC) have revealed that three in every four Americans were of the opinion that things in the US were going badly in the country, and that they were angry about it.
Asked if they were scared about the way things were going in America , 24 per cent said very scared and 43 per cent said somewhat scared.
While 75 per cent of those polled said that things were going either pretty badly or fairly badly, 35 per cent said they were very angry, and 40 per cent said they were somewhat angry.
The results were down slightly compared to the same poll taken Oct 3-5, which found that 80 per cent of respondents believed things were going badly in the country.
However, the numbers were a sharp increase from the same time a year ago when 49 per cent felt that way.
The poll was conducted between Oct 17 and 19. Around 1058 people were interviewed in the poll over phone, and the sample included 983 interviews with registered voters and 746 interviews with likely voters. (ANI)