Second, relatedly, it's very early in this process. This whole matter has been moving at warp speed, with new and significant developments still breaking. Putting too much stock in initial reaction is premature. This thing needs to breathe and marinate for a few weeks.
The trajectory of public opinion will be far more significant in mid-October than it is right now. With those points in mind, very early indications suggest that the public is thus far relatively unmoved by the new controversy: