Only 2 Californians make Gallup’s ‘most admired’ list

Only 2 Californians make Gallup’s ‘most admired’ list

Clint EastwoodEvery December Gallup asks Americans whom they “most admire.” Not surprisingly, this year’s winners repeated from last year. At 16 percent, President Obama was the most admired man. And at 15 percent, former Secretary of State — and potential next president — Hillary Clinton was the most admired woman.

After them, the percentages fall off fast to single digits.

Only two Californians made the list: Clint Eastwood at 7th place for men, with 1 percent. Dirty Harry still makes a lot of people’s day.

And former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in 6th place for women, with 2 percent; she long has been associated with Stanford University.

Angelina Jolie, with Brad Pitt, apparently owns one of her many homes in California, but spends most time in France. That might change with that new 75 percent top French income tax rate kicking in. Angie ranked 8th on the most admired list, with 1 percent.

Mitt Romney, although he apparently is spending a lot of time at his $12 million La Jolla beach house, was nominated for president last year from Massachusetts, so he’s still not yet a surfer. He garnered just 1 percent of the “most admired” votes, finishing in 9th place.

Conspicuous by his absence was Gov. Jerry Brown. His insistence that California is “back” apparently didn’t catch on much beyond media pundits.

Also missing were former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the last Republican nominee for governor, Silicon Valley billionaire Meg Whitman.

How soon people forget.



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  1. Queeg
    Queeg 30 December, 2013, 17:38

    When did anyone on these lists do anything for you?

    Buck up. Hit the trenches and make these happen for you and your family!

    And stop whining on CWD. You never change anything by moaning and groaning to like minded failures.

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    LetitCollapse 30 December, 2013, 21:22

    “Not surprisingly, this year’s winners repeated from last year. At 16 percent, President Obama was the most admired man.”

    Not surprisingly??? lol. Obama’s told so many major lies in the last 6 years that he makes Pinochio look like Saint Eligius of Noyon. So the American people admire liars who turn out to be 180 degree different from what they represented themselves to be when they ran for office? lol.

    No wonder the nation is in a nose dive.

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  3. Queeg
    Queeg 31 December, 2013, 10:17

    Collapso…..looking forward to your positive inspirational posts in 2014!

    The era of feeding black flag pablum to doomers ceases this date!

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    LetitCollapse 31 December, 2013, 12:23

    Did Edward Snowden make the list?

    You know, that guy who basically tossed his comfortable life in Hawaii and his lucrative future away to defend his sworn oath to the US Constitution and protect the civil rights of over 300 million American citizens?

    Oh, you mean they forgot about him?

    And Obama got 16%? Really?


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    LetitCollapse 31 December, 2013, 12:51

    Did democrat Susan Rice make the list?

    You know, she was the former US Ambassador to the United Nations who told fibs on the national rubber chicken media circuit that the Benghazi embassy murders were caused by some amateur Hollywood movie production that inflamed the protesting muslims. lol. Others testified under sworn oath before congress that what Rice claimed wasn’t true. That is was a planned attack by terrorists armed with some serious weaponry. lol.

    You know what happened to Ms. Rice for her misleading statements, don’t ya?

    Obama promoted her to National Security Advisor!! lol. That’ll teach her!! lol.

    Heck, that should be good for at least a 10% vote for ‘most admired woman’ behind “What difference at this point does it make” Hillary Clinton. lol. Susan’s got to be on that list somewhere! lol.

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  6. Queeg
    Queeg 1 January, 2014, 10:40

    Who reads this stuff?

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