Not exactly Earth shattering news.

Most Americans don’t like the idea of the federal government playing favorites in the business world.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 55% of Likely U.S. Voters think it is not appropriate for the government to invest in private companies. Just half that many (27%) disagree and believe it is okay for the government to invest in the private sector. Eighteen percent (18%) are not sure.