Reuters reports, no doubt through gritted teeth, that a mere 14% of Americans have “a good deal or quite a lot” of confidence in Congress. This is good news, since it means the US population of nutters is quite low.
Just 14% of Americans have a great deal or quite a lot of confidence in Congress.
This 14% Congressional confidence rating is the all-time low for this measure, which Gallup initiated in 1973. The previous low point for Congress was 18% at several points in the period of time 1991 to 1994.
Congress is now nestled at the bottom of the list of Gallup’s annual Confidence in Institutions rankings, along with HMOs.
No rational Dem (they must exist) can be happy the US has not retreated from Iraq and no bill has been passed to boost their voting base with 12 million illegal immigrants.
And no rational Republican can be happy with the slow walk to pull the troops out, the energy expended by the president on the amnesty bill, and Rice’s appeasement of the Islamofascists.
Still, a nutter population of 14% is a good compared this:
…a quarter of EU voters said the EU constitution was the most important tool for reviving Europe.