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Public turning its back on Woods

Posted on: December 23, 2009 2:49 pm
Edited on: December 23, 2009 2:50 pm
 

Unbridled opinions of alleged experts are one thing. Advertisers and corporate sponsors jumping ship are another.

Hard data is a different deal altogether.

While plenty has been written about the incomprehensible toppling of Tiger Woods as a laudable character, and plenty of subjective interpretations have been offered by guys like me, the public has officially spoken.

Quantifiably and justifiably, in fact.

In a CNN survey conducted Dec. 16-20, Woods' favorable rating dropped to 34 percent, almost half his ranking (60 percent) reported two weeks earlier, a few days after his traffic crash. To put his fall into perspective, in 2005, his favorability rating was at 85 percent, CNN reported.

The CNN/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Tuesday determined that women and men viewed the falling star in comparable terms -- 40 percent of men liked Woods, compared to 39 percent of women. The drop in Woods' popularity was not as big among African-Americans, where Woods is viewed favorably by two-thirds of the repondents.

Only 28 percent of whites felt the same way, according to the results, which polled 1,160 adult Americans.

Comments

Since: Dec 23, 2009
Posted on: January 2, 2010 10:57 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

Wait a minute... a guy cheats on his wife with multiple Vegas women, his popularity goes down???  How does this happen???  Really, you needed seven paragraphs to tell me something a 10 year could have deduced.  



Since: Aug 29, 2009
Posted on: January 2, 2010 12:30 am
 

Public turning its back on Woods

do you really think he'll be gone long? i don't. look at it this way, reports out there say his marriage is over. his wife has already bought another house, packed the kids up, it's over. why on earth would he stay away for very long? in my opinion, people like him live for the limelight. he lives to compete. he wants to win. at this point, the only thing that makes this go away is wins. as i said in my previous post, when he wins again, the sponsors and fans will forget. maybe not forget, but at least forgive. at that point, everything will be between him, his wife, and god, if you believe in him.



Since: Oct 10, 2009
Posted on: January 1, 2010 8:55 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

Wow what a suprise, I feel bad for what Tiger has done to his children in all of this. It is something that people who try to put themselves on this high ground ususally get knocked off of it and hard. Unfortunaltly golf put all the eggs in the woods basket and will suffer from him being gone



Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: January 1, 2010 5:32 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

Yeah, and I never forgot Kobe. I've found him very difficult to like because of it. Tiger Woods is impossible for me to like. What he did is unforgivable.



Since: Aug 29, 2009
Posted on: January 1, 2010 4:48 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

i'm not really a huge golf fan or anything, but, do you really think that when tiger woods plays in the next major tournament that anyone is going to care about his transgressions? the answer is no. people want to see hime down by 3 or 4 strokes on the final day and come back and win the thing. two years from now, after he has won 5 or 6 more tournaments, and two more majors, it will be forgotton. without tiger, the pga tv ratings are garbage. with tiger, the tv ratings are respectable. here in a very short period of time, tiger will be passing jack nicklas for the all time majors win total. at that point, all will be forgotton, and he will have more sponsors than he had before this all happened. remember kobe bryant, anyone?



Since: Jun 23, 2009
Posted on: January 1, 2010 5:08 am
 

Public turning its back on Woods

Well, this shows black culture, where 2/3rds of children are born out of wedlock and probably don't even know their "baby daddy's" name. To them, being married doesn't mean anything, and having sex isn't anything "special."


So does this post show white culture?  You know, being mostly racist?


And yes, I'm well aware that this can be blamed on the "Great Society" program of the 1970s, which destroyed black families by making it so that women could get more money from welfare if there were no father in the picture.


Another teabagger with a political axe to grind.  Why are you politicizing this?  Makes no sense.

Also, I remember studing the Great Society and uh.........that's not what it did, not what it was about; it's not that simle.


So TIger has failed the black community

Tiger isn't black, he's comblinasian, remember?



By the way, the divorce rate over all is still over 50%.  Lots of white people feeling that marriage isn't all that important, huh rush?



Since: Oct 10, 2009
Posted on: December 31, 2009 7:12 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods




Since: Oct 5, 2006
Posted on: December 31, 2009 2:37 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

Go Tigers!



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: December 30, 2009 7:08 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

I have never been a fan of golf and certainly not a Tiger Woods fan. He always seem standoffish and moody to me. Also, you know how when most celebraties start getting so money and fame behind them, they usually invovle themselves in some notible charity such as curing cancer and heart disease; well Tiger decided that the most worthy charity is making sure intercity blacks could have a place to PLAY GOLF! Not a place to learn, to eat, to become better citizens, no; TO PLAY GOLF! Any jackass that thought this guy was anyones role model should be put out of our misery. As Dennis Miller says, "Sometimes you just gotta thin the herd."




Since: Dec 7, 2009
Posted on: December 30, 2009 6:07 pm
 

Public turning its back on Woods

You're a dumbazz. what an asinine comment.


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