Americans Think Teachers Worth More than Celebrities, Pro Athletes
72% Say Celebrities Get Special Treatment When They Break the Law
71% of Americans View Charlie Sheen Unfavorably
National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 1-2, 2011
By Rasmussen Reports
1* How closely have you followed recent news stories about Charlie Sheen?
2* Who do you support most in the dispute between Charlie Sheen and the producers of his show, ‘Two and a Half Men’? (Answered By 350 Adults Following Story At Least Somewhat Closely)
3* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Charlie Sheen?
4* How closely have you followed recent news stories about Lindsay Lohan?
5* Do you have a very favorable, somewhat favorable, somewhat unfavorable or very unfavorable impression of Lindsay Lohan?
6* Do celebrities get preferential treatment when they break the law?
7* Do Americans pay too much attention to celebrity news and not enough attention to news that has real impact on their lives?
8* Does the media cover celebrities too much, too little or is the coverage about right?
9* Who should get paid the most…celebrities, doctors, business leaders, professional athletes, teachers, policemen, military personnel or the President of the United States?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence