POLL DU JOUR

The Washington Times Daily - - POLITICS -

● 84 per­cent of Amer­i­cans say nurses have “high” or “very high” eth­i­cal stan­dards and lev­els of hon­esty.

● 67 per­cent sim­i­larly cite phar­ma­cists, 65 per­cent cite med­i­cal doc­tors, 65 per­cent cite en­gi­neers, 59 per­cent cite den­tists, 58 per­cent cite po­lice of­fi­cers, 47 per­cent cite col­lege teach­ers and 44 per­cent cite clergy.

● 38 per­cent cite psy­chi­a­trists, 38 per­cent cite chi­ro­prac­tors, 24 per­cent cite bankers, 23 per­cent cite jour­nal­ists, 18 per­cent cite lawyers, 18 per­cent cite state gov­er­nors, 17 per­cent cite busi­ness ex­ec­u­tives.

● 12 per­cent cite U.S. sen­a­tors, 12 per­cent cite HMO man­agers, 12 per­cent cite stock­bro­kers, 11 per­cent cite ad­ver­tis­ing per­son­nel, 11 per­cent cite in­sur­ance sales­peo­ple, 9 per­cent cite car sales peo­ple, 8 per­cent cite mem­bers of Congress.

Source: A Gallup poll of 1,028 U.S. adults con­ducted Dec. 7-11.

● Mur­murs and asides to jharper@wash­ing­ton­times.com

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