Tuesday, April 02, 2019
It pays to have powerful friends. That’s the way Americans see the case of TV actor Jussie Smollett.
An overwhelming 80% of American Adults who have been following Smollett’s case think he got special treatment from Chicago prosecutors when they dismissed all charges against him for staging a fake hate crime. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that just 10% think Smollett has been punished enough. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 American Adults was conducted on March 31-April 1, 2019 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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