Friday, June 25, 2010

Did the Stimulus or TARP Help?...Naaaaaa


Pew Research/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll, sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management. June 17-20, 2010. N=1,009 adults nationwide. MoE ± 4.

"Thinking about the economic stimulus passed by Congress last year, do you think the stimulus has helped the job situation, or has it NOT helped the job situation?"

Has helpedHas not
helped
Unsure
%%%

6/17-20/10

33607

4/21-26/10

33625

"And, thinking about the loans the federal government provided to troubled banks and financial institutions, which statement comes closer to your view? The loans HELPED prevent a more severe economic crisis. OR, The loans did NOT help prevent a more severe economic crisis."

HelpedDid not
help
Unsure
%%%

6/17-20/10

38548

4/21-26/10

42498