Gallup Annual Poll: Obama, Hillary Are Most Admired
President Barack Obama topped is the most admired man in America for the fifth year in a row and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was named most admired women for the 11th year in a row, according to a poll released Monday.
Obama was named by 30 percent of respondents in Gallup’s annual poll, while two percent named former president George W. Bush or failed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and one percent each picked former president Bill Clinton, former president George H.W. Bush, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) or retiring Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).
No leader from the world of business made the top 10 list. Last year’s list included Warren Buffet, Donald Trump and Bill Gates.
For most admired woman, 21 percent named Clinton and five percent named First Lady Michelle Obama. Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was named by three percent and two percent named former Alaska governor Sarah Palin.