National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted October 3-4, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Looking back, was it a good idea or a bad idea for the federal government to provide bailout funding for banks and other financial institutions?
2* Who has benefited more from the
government bailout of the financial industry - Wall Street or the average
3* Did most of the bailout money go to the people who created the economic crisis?
4* Has the federal government been aggressive enough in pursuing possible criminal behavior by major Wall Street bankers?
5* Do you agree or disagree with the following statement: The big banks got bailed out but the middle class got left behind.
6* How closely have you followed the protests on Wall Street and other financial centers?
7* Do you have a favorable or an unfavorable opinion of the protesters?
8* Would it be good or bad for the country if all workers belonged to a labor union?
9* What would do more to help the middle class—more government regulation or more free market competition?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence