Tiger's Polling Numbers
11:28 AM, Dec 14, 2009 • By VICTORINO MATUS
According to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, 43 percent of those interviewed now have an unfavorable view of Tiger Woods versus 42 percent who still view him favorably. In addition, "Men tilt favorably toward Woods, while women lean negative. (Men are 46 percent favorable, 41 percent unfavorable; women are 39-45.)" I wonder why that is?
Needless to say, these numbers are having an impact on his sponsors, some of whom have limited their involvement with the golfer while others have pulled out completely. A spokesman for Woods said the golfer was disappointed but understands when a company like Accenture discontinues its relationship with him. And disappointing it is, considering how rather appropriate some of these companies' slogans are:
Gillette: The Best a Man Can Get
Accenture: High Performance. Delivered. (Just ask Jamie Jungers.)
And as Conan O'Brien reminds us: Gatorade: Is it in you?