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Questions - Wall Street Protests - October 3-4, 2011

60% Oppose Financial Bailouts; 74% Say Wall Street Benefited Most
Public Divided on Occupy Wall Street Protesters
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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 U.S. taxpayer?

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