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Congress: Less Popular Than Root Canals, Cockroaches, and Nickelback

Dose of Reality Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 4:09 PM
Did have to go and dis niclelback like that?

Congress has a bad reputation for a unique ability to fail the people in potentially life-altering ways (see: fiscal cliff, healthcare, just about any task more arduous than naming a post office). But just how much disdain do Americans have for their legislative branch?

In addition to finding its current approval rating – which sits at a paltry 9% – Public Policy Polling sought to compare it to some of the least popular things imaginable, illustrating just how low Congress has sunk in the eyes of its constituents. According to the survey, Americans prefer colonoscopies, the NFL replacement refs,...