Only 28 percent of Americans think the people on Wall Street are as honest and moral as other people
Posted on 12-Sep-2013
Topics: Public Trust
From American Enterprise Institute:
The September issue of AEIís Political Report examines public views of the financial crisis on the fifth anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers. This issue also looks into the growing feelings of economic anxiety following the crash. Last, we round up the latest polls on the Affordable Care Act and Syria. Highlights include:
Confidence in Wall Street remains very low. The latest Harris poll shows 48 percent have ďhardly anyĒ confidence.
Only 28 percent of Americans think the people on Wall Street are as honest and moral as other people, according to the latest Harris survey.
Forty-seven percent tell CBS and The New York Times that they have just enough income to meet their bills and obligations. Twenty-seven percent said they donít have enough to do so.
All recent polls by major pollsters show more opposition to than support of the Affordable Care Act. In Kaiserís latest poll, 42 percent have an unfavorable opinion and 37 percent have a favorable one.
On Syria, Pew found that opposition to military strikes increased dramatically from 48 percent in late August and early to September to 63 percent in their latest poll.
 "Five years after the crash: AEI Political Report, September 2013", Karlyn Bowman and Andrew Rugg, AEI, 11-Sep-2013
 "AEI Political Report September 2013" (PDF)