49% Think It's Very Fair for Successful Businessmen to Get Rich
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Most voters believe it is not only fair that people who build successful companies become rich, but it also helps the economy in the process.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely U.S. Voters think letting entrepreneurs get rich helps the economy. Just 13% say it hurts the economy. Ten percent (10%) think it has no impact, and 18% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 1-2, 2013 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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