South Carolina Gov. Sanford and American attitudes on extra-marital affairs

    South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s notoriety this week puts the spotlight on him, and American attitudes on extra-marital affairs. Is the public rethinking attitudes on the matter? Dave and Frank discuss the numbers in this week’s “What Are We Thinking?”

    South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s notoriety this week puts the spotlight on him, and American attitudes on extra-marital affairs. Is the public rethinking attitudes on the matter? Dave and Frank discuss the numbers in this week’s What Are We Thinking?
    Caption: South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford.

    Listen:
    [audio: gallup20090626.mp3]

    Other Topics:
    – How prevalent are extra-marital affairs in the U.S. today?

    – How does the public judge sexual liaisons between unmarried people these days?

    – President Barack Obama this week admitted that he at least occasionally still smokes. Obama has a Harvard Law degree, so is smoking generally less prevalent among those with high levels of education?

    – President Obama’s approval rating and the approval rating for Congress?

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