Hillary sets a new ‘most admired’ record

December 28, 2015

 

Hillary Clinton at the Democratic presidential candidates’ debate in Manchester, New Hampshire December 19, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Hillary Clinton is trying to shatter all kinds of records with her 2016 presidential run, and she’s going into the new year with a strong start.

According to a recent Gallup poll, she’s the most admired woman in the world. Just 13 percent of the poll’s respondents picked her, but she was well ahead of the next highest rated woman was Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai with five percent. For Clinton, the record is that she’s now topped the opinion poll 20 times, more than any other woman.

Clinton’s only possible female competitor for the Oval Office also made the list, albeit with a much lower percentage. Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina earned two percent in the poll, just below first lady Michelle Obama with four percent.

Incidentally, Clinton’s record 20 wins bests all of the men who have earned the top spot on Gallup’s list of the most admired men.

The man Clinton hopes to succeed, President Barack Obama, topped that list for the eighth time, this year with 17 percent.

And as it happens one of the Republican men hoping to succeed Obama tied Pope Francis for second with five percent: Donald Trump. Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders came in just behind Trump with three percent.

Trump’s Republican competitor, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, also made the list with a mere one percent, but that response tied him with former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

Gallup surveyed 824 U.S. adults from December 2 to 6. The poll’s margin of error is four percent.

 

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Your copy now says, “According to a recent Gallup poll, she’s the most admired woman in the world.”

But you are reporting on a poll of US respondents only, so you should write something like, “The woman, from anywhere in the world, who is most admired in the US.”

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Why hasn’t the Epstein case brought down Hillary?

The Jeffrey Epstein Affair Imperils Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Prospects http://observer.com/2015/03/the-jeffrey- epstein-affair-imperils-hillary-clintons -presidential-prospects/

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