43 Percent Think Auto Bailouts Were Good for American Economy

41 percent disagree


Confidence in the auto bailouts is down to its lowest level in several months.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 43% of Likely U.S. Voters now say the bailouts of the auto industry were good for the United States, down nine points from 52% in December.  Nearly as many (41%) say the bailouts were bad for the country. That's up 15 points from last month and the highest finding since August. Sixteen percent (16%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)