Poll Results: Free Lunch

These are the topline results of a YouGov/Huffington Post survey of 1000 US adults interviewed March 7 - 10, 2014 on free lunches. The results show that Americans would rather have an empty stomach and a full soul than a full stomach and an empty soul. The margin of error is 3.5%.

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Which comes closer to your opinion about jobs that don’t pay enough to cover basic living expenses?
People in these jobs have more dignity simply by virtue of working . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .30%
A job needs to at least cover basic living expenses to give a person dignity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .58%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12%

Do you think giving free food to poor people undermines their dignity, or not?
Yes, it does . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%
No, it does not . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 63%
Not sure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18%

If you had to choose, would you rather have a full stomach and an empty soul or an empty stomach and a full soul?
A full stomach and an empty soul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28%
An empty stomach and a full soul . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72%

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