Not only does network TV keep the Hillary Clinton E-Mail Fiasco in the news — CBS Evening News reports “PLUMMETING POLLS” in wake of revelations about Clinton's exclusive use of private E-Mails while U.S. Secretary of State and unsatisfactory explanation as to why
FEWER THAN HALF OF THOSE POLLED BY CBS SAY THAT HILLARY CLINTON IS “HONEST AND TRUSTWORTHY” — AND MORE THAN SIX OUT OF TEN SAY IT WAS NOT APPROPRIATE FOR CLINTON TO USE HER PRIVATE E-MAIL FOR PUBLIC BUSINESS
Thursday night’s broadcast of the “CBS Evening News”said that plummeting polls numbers show Hillary Clinton’s popularity is in free-fall following the turmoil involving Clinton’s exclusive use of a private email during her tenure as secretary of state and her explanation of what she did and why she did it. Breitbart News reported that the CBS News anchor Scott Pelley said, “That email scandal is taking a toll on Hillary Clinton’s image as she gets ready to run for president (See “CBS NEWS REPORTS ON CLINTON’S PLUMMETING POLLS OVER EMAIL SCANDAL ” by Pam Key [with video link to Scott Pelley’s CBS Evening News segment], 3/26/15, Breitbart News
29% SAY THEY HAVE WORSE OPINION SINCE HILLARY CLINTON'S PRIVATE E-MAIL SYSTEM WAS DISCLOSEDIn a CBS News poll out tonight, 29 percent of Americans say their opinion of her has grown worse as a result of revelations that she used her personal email account for State Department business. .
HILLARY'S FAVORABILITY FALLS FROM 38% to 26%Breitbart and CBS also report that the number of Americans who view her favorably has fallen sharply from 38 percent to 26 percent. And less than half, just 42 percent, say Mrs. Clinton is honest and trustworthy”
LENGTHY AND DETAILED ACCOUNT OF ITS LATEST POLL PROVIDED BY CBS NEWSCBS News provided a lengthy and detailed account of this particular poll — it provides no good news for Hillary Clinton or her camp followers. They can spin it if they like, but by every possible metric, Hillary Clinton has taken a big hit (See “What Americans think of Hillary Clinton's email practices” by Sarah Dutton, Jennifer De Pinto, Anthony Salvanto & Fred Backus, 3/26/15, CBS News [http://www.cbsnews.com/news/views-on-hillary-clinton-and-the-email-controversy/]).
According to the CBS News report, “Most Americans (65 percent) say their opinion of Clinton has not changed in the wake of the email controversy, but 29 percent say their opinion of her has grown worse.... More generally, 26 percent of Americans now have a favorable view of Hillary Clinton, while 37 percent view her unfavorably; another third are undecided or don't have an opinion of her. As Clinton weighs a presidential bid, her favorable views are 12 points lower than they were in the fall of 2013, just months after leaving her position as secretary of state. Her unfavorable views have ticked up slightly, but the percentage that is undecided about her has risen eight points....”
The report also provided some other interesting data: “When asked to evaluate Hillary Clinton on some key characteristics, the public gives Clinton her most negative marks on honesty. Fewer than half - 42 percent- say she is honest and trustworthy, while more - 47 percent - don't think she is.... More than six in 10 Americans do not think it was appropriate for Hillary Clinton to use a personal email address and server for work-related matters as secretary of state.... ”