Poll: 30% Of Americans Like Michelle Obama More Than Ann Romney
11:45 am, April 18th | by Laura Donovan
A new CNN/ORC poll found that seventy-one percent of potential voters report viewing Ms. Obama favorably, a stark contrast to the 41 percent of survey participants who reported thinking highly of Ann. This is a noticeable jump in popularity for the current first lady, who had a 65 percent favorable rating in September. Perhaps sharing her awkward prom photo with Ellen Degeneres on national television worked wonders. After all, Americans like a lady who can laugh at herself and admit that her former fashion choices were far from stylish.
To add insult to injury, 20 percent of those who took the poll said they’d never even heard of Ann. Keeping in mind that the poll was conducted just days after the viral Ann/Hilary Rosen duel, the lack of knowledge on the Michigan native is either pathetic or funny. We say it’s a combination of the two.
When it comes to those who see the women in an unfavorable light, however, only 20 percent of people had this to say of Ann whereas 22 percent of survey subjects reported having such negtive feelings about Ms. Obama. This is unlikely to make much of a difference in the long run though, as Romney’s likability among women didn’t see a huge spike in the Rosengate war aftermath. Ann may have just celebrated her birthday and received a very cool cake from pushy oaf Donald Trump, but it still kind of sucks to be her this month.