Thirty-five percent (35%) of American Adults feel that the recent boom of zombie-based books, films and TV shows is bad for society.
Almost half of those (48%) who have never seen a movie or TV show or read a book about the zombie apocalypse in their lifetime think the recent zombie popularity is bad for society. Sixty-three percent (63%) of those who have watched or read about the zombie apocalypse says the culture has no impact on society.
Only 6% of Americans feel that there will be a zombie apocalypse. Younger Americans believe this more than their elders do.
Of those 6% who feel the zombie apocalypse is coming. 53% of those consider themselves very prepared for it.
Americans are split "dead even" when it comes to the question of who would run the government better - zombies or the federal government?
Pluralities of Republicans (45%) and unaffiliated voters (44%) believe that zombies would actually do a better job running the country than the federal government.
Friday, November 01, 2013
The Walking 'Fed': Zombies vs. The Government
Zombies are everywhere. No, not literally, that would be frightening. The living dead are the stuff of highly rated television programs, blockbuster movies, best-selling books and even insurance commercials.
So, we wondered, just how obsessed are people with zombies? Do they believe there will actually be a zombie apocalypse? Could zombies run the government? Here are some facts you might have missed about what America thinks about zombies: