Thursday December 15, 2005--Fifty-nine
percent (59%) of Americans worry that Hollywood movies are "lowering
the moral standards in this country." A Rasmussen Reports
survey found that 22% are not very worried about the impact of
movies on the nation's moral standards. Another 17% are not worried
Sixty-five percent (65%) of married
Americans fear that movies are lowering moral standards along with
47% of unmarried Americans. During Election 2004, Married Americans
were far more likely than Unmarried Americans to vote for President
George W. Bush.
The partisan divide continues when it
comes to movies and the popular culture. Seventy-seven percent (77%)
of Republicans worry that movies are lowering moral standards. That
view is shared by 52% of Democrats and 43% of those not affiliated
with either major political party.
Demographic details are available for
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final, certified, results of Election 2004 show that President
George W. Bush received 50.7% of the vote while Senator John Kerry
earned 48.3%. Those figures are very close to the final Rasmussen
Reports Daily Tracking Poll. We projected the President would win
50.2% to 48.5%.
The national telephone survey of 500 Likely Voters was conducted by
Rasmussen Reports February 28, 2005. Margin of sampling error is +/-
4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
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