Democrats pledged to take Congress in a new direction when it won control in November 2006, but less than six months after taking the reins, Americans aren’t pleased with the results, giving lawmakers an all-time low public confidence rating.
Good job guys!
The poll shows an all-time lowest confidence rating and one of the lowest ratings for any institution in 30 years. The lowest confidence rating for Congress was 18 percent during 1991 to 1994. In 1994, the House switched from a Democratic to Republican majority after 40 years of one-party rule.
Looks like they’re back to square one!
“In six months, Democrat congressional leadership has managed to bring it all back to where they began — at the lowest congressional confidence levels in Gallup’s history — at least we know Democrats can be successful at something,” NRSC spokeswoman Rebecca Fisher said in a statement.
Do you ever get the feeling that the quality of politicians has just gone down the tubes?