Poll: Majority say Ferguson protesters are mostly criminals

Poll: Majority say Ferguson protesters are mostly criminals

Americans don’t have much good to say about the protests this week in Ferguson, Missouri on the one-year anniversary of the Michael Brown incident.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters view the latest Ferguson protests as mostly criminals taking advantage of the situation. Thirty-one percent (31%) consider them primarily legitimate outrage over conditions there, while 17% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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