Monday, April 19, 2010

Pissed at Government

People are pissed off at the federal government (until, of course, they need help, but that's a different issue).

According to a new Pew Center poll getting attention everywhere, trust in the federal government has reached a low point.  Or, they they put it:
By almost every conceivable measure Americans are less positive and more critical of government these days. A new Pew Research Center survey finds a perfect storm of conditions associated with distrust of government – a dismal economy, an unhappy public, bitter partisan-based backlash, and epic discontent with Congress and elected officials. 
Read the report.  And check out the graphic below:

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