Thursday, March 22, 2007
Valerie Plame, the CIA operative whose leaked identity unleashed a Special Prosecutor and led to the indictment of I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby for perjury and obstructing justice, is viewed favorably by 34% of American voters. Thirty-two percent (32%) have an unfavorable view while 34% have no opinion. These figures include 15% with a Very Favorable opinion of Plame and 18% with a Very Unfavorable view. As you would expect, there are strong partisan differences. Forty-five percent (45%) of Democrats have a favorable opinion of Plame. That view is shared by just 20% or Republicans. Plame’s numbers are better than some other key players in the saga.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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