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Tue Dec 29, 2015, 06:59 AM

 

A few others named "Most Admired" in Gallup's poll

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1969: Richard Nixon

1970: Richard Nixon

1971: Richard Nixon

1972: Richard Nixon

1973: Henry Kissinger

1974: Henry Kissinger

1975: Henry Kissinger

1982: Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher

1983: Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher

1984: Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher

1985: Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan

1986: Ronald Reagan

1987: Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan (no mention of Nancy's astrologer)

1988: Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher

1989: George H. W. Bush and Margaret Thatcher

1990: George H. W. Bush and Margaret Thatcher

1991: George H. W. Bush and Barbara Bush

1992: George H. W. Bush

2001: George W. Bush

2002: George W. Bush

2003: George W. Bush

2004: George W. Bush

2005: George W. Bush

2006: George W. Bush

2007: George W. Bush





Perhaps this name recognition contest isn't that great an indicator of personal character and courage.

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Reply A few others named "Most Admired" in Gallup's poll (Original post)
Scuba Dec 2015 OP
still_one Dec 2015 #1
Scuba Dec 2015 #2
merrily Dec 2015 #3
Nitram Dec 2015 #4
ybbor Dec 2015 #5
ejbr Dec 2015 #6
saturnsring Dec 2015 #7

Response to Scuba (Original post)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 07:31 AM

1. nice filter, of course there was these folks also

1952: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1953: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1954: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1955: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1956: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1957: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1958: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1959: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1960: Dwight Eisenhower and Eleanor Roosevelt

1961: John F. Kennedy and Eleanor Roosevelt

1962: John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy

1963: Lyndon Johnson and Jacqueline Kennedy

1964: Lyndon Johnson and Jacqueline Kennedy

1965: Lyndon Johnson and Jacqueline Kennedy

1966: Lyndon Johnson and Jacqueline Kennedy

1967: Dwight Eisenhower and NOT ASKED

1968: Dwight Eisenhower and Ethel Kennedy

1977: Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter

1978: Jimmy Carter and Betty Ford

1979: Jimmy Carter and Rosalynn Carter

1980: Pope John Paul II and Mother Teresa/Rosalynn Carter

1993: Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton

1994: Bill Clinton and Hillary Rodham Clinton

1995: Bill Clinton and Mother Teresa

of course that would not convey the distortion you seemed to present to those who don't select the link to get the full picture


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Response to still_one (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 07:33 AM

2. To reiterate: It's a name recognition poll, not an indicator of character, virtue or anything else.

 

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 07:39 AM

3. Dimson is among the most admired males in this year's crop.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:07 AM

4. Nice cherry-pickin' Scuba

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:17 AM

5. Don't forget...

That a mere 87% didn't list her as the woman they admire most. So she's got that going for her, which is nice.

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Response to ybbor (Reply #5)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:36 AM

6. +1 excellent observation n/t

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Tue Dec 29, 2015, 09:38 AM

7. and the sour grapes award goes to .....

 

how sad

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