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Questions - European Economy - May 7-8, 2012

Majority of Americans Have Unfavorable Views of Greece, France
84% Don't Think The United States Should Bailout Europe
61% Believe Europe Needs to Cut Government Spending to Save Economy
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted May 7-8, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about the elections in France and Greece?

2* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of France?

3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Greece?

4* Will the election results in France and Greece help the European economy, hurt the European economy, or have no impact?

5* Which would do more to improve the economic and financial situation in France and Greece – more government spending or cuts in government spending?

6* If the European economy remains troubled, is it possible for the U.S. economy to recover?

7* Should the United States take a bigger role in helping Europe recover economically?

8* Suppose France or other European countries need a bailout to avoid defaulting on their debt. Should the United States provide funding to help bailout France or other European countries?

9* How likely is it that European economies will significantly hurt the U.S. economy?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence