Our newest national poll finds that Congress only has a 9% favorability rating with 85% of voters viewing it in a negative light. We've seen poll after poll after poll over the last year talking about how unpopular Congress is but really, what's the difference between an 11% or a 9% or a 7% favorability rating? So we decided to take a different approach and test Congress' popularity against 26 different things. And what we found is that Congress is less popular than cockroaches, traffic jams, and even Nickelback.
http://www.publicpolicypolling.com/main ... steem.html
We noted last month than Congress is less popular than North Korea, cockroaches, lice, root canals, colonoscopies, traffic jams, used car salesmen, Genghis Khan, Communism, BP during the Gulf oil spill, Nixon during Watergate or King George during the American Revolution.
The Washington Post notes today that a Syria intervention is less popular than Congress. So that means that the American people would much rather get a root canal or a colonoscopy than bomb Syria.
http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/08/ ... syria.html
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wor ... -congress/
So, without further ado, let's start a list of things that are less popular than a war with Syria (and by extension the U.S. Congress). Let's start with what has been objectively demonstrated:
2. Brussel Sprouts
3. 2012's Replacement NFL Refs
5. Root Canals
6. Used Car Salesmen
7. Traffic Jams
11. Genghis Khan
12. DC Political Pundits
13. Donald Trump
15. North Korea
17. BP during the Gulf oil spill
18. Nixon during Watergate
19. King George during the American Revolution