Published: Friday, September 14, 2012
Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012 14:09
[View the story "#DescribeRomneyInOneWord: Trending" on Storify]#DescribeRomneyInOneWord: Trending"Traitor", "Backward" and "Evil" are just some of the words people have used to describe Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney via social media after several polls asked people to describe both candidates in one word. Storified by George Mattingly · Fri, Sep 14 2012 11:05:33Twitter has been flooded with the hash tag #describeromneyinoneword followed by words like "Evil", "Backward" and "Irrelevant" used to describe Presidential candidate Mitt Romney. This comes after several polls asked people to describe both candidates in one word following the Democratic and Republican national conventions. A poll by the Pew Research Center shows different results.According to their national survey of 1,010 adults nationwide, about 42 percent of the respondents were negative toward Romney, leaving 28 percent positive and 30 percent neutral. RT @xBlair11: #DescribeRomneyInOneWord ... dumbMadison Travis#DescribeRomneyInOneWord: BIGOTNorman D. McFall#DescribeRomneyInOneWordELITISTcrWhile the overall opinion of Romney is negative, according to the poll, the words used to describe him are significantly different. The poll shows the top words used to describe Romney are "Honest", "Rich" "Business/Businessman" and "Good". A graphic by PRC shows the results of the survey. PewresearchThe Pew Research Center also conducted the same survey for President Obama with different results. The survey shows that few people are neutral when it comes to describing Obama; they either respond positively or negatively. The survey shows 43 percent with positive and negative responses with 14 percent responding neutral. The top words used to describe Obama are "Good", "Trying" and "President" and "Failed/Failure". People-pressHuffingtonpostDo you agree with the results of the survey? What word would you use to describe the candidates? Leave you reponses in the comments and let us know what you think!
Storified by George Mattingly · Fri, Sep 14 2012 11:05:33
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