George Bush Remains Most Admired Man in America

Who is the man you admire the most?

2006 2005 2004
George W. Bush 13% 19% 23%
Bill Clinton 5% 5% 6%
Jimmy Carter 4% 3% 4%
Barack Obama 3%
Billy Graham 3% 2% 3%
Colin Powell 2% 2% 5%
Pope Benedict XVI 2% 3%
Nelson Mandela 1% 2% 2%
George H. Bush 1%
Bill Gates 1% 3% 1%

Who is the woman you admire the most?

2006 2005 2004
Hillary Rodham Clinton 13% 13% 13%
Oprah Winfrey 9% 12% 11%
Condoleezza Rice 8% 10% 7%
Laura Bush 4% 4% 8%
Margaret Thatcher 2% 3% 3%
Angelina Jolie 2% 1%
Nancy Pelosi 1%
Madeleine Albright 1% 1%
Barbara Bush 1% 2%
Maya Angelou 1% 1% 1%

Source: Gallup / USA Today
Methodology: Interviews with 1,010 American adults, conducted from Dec. 11 to Dec. 14,
2006. Margin of error is 3 per cent.

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