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

DrMoreau33 Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:10 PM
Our lawmakers behave more like petulant children than adults. Grow up and do your job! Compromise is the fundamental principle of mature individuals- and is what we sent these people to Washington to do.
annfan_777 Wrote: Jan 09, 2013 9:54 AM
Nonsense. The only "compromise" you liberals ever want is for Republicans to give the Democrats whatever they want. There is no such thing as a "bipartisan" Democrat.
Jon Russo Wrote: Jan 08, 2013 10:15 PM
Balderdash. Adults solve their own problems. They don't go whining to govt to be their nanny.

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,...