Congress Less Popular than King George during Revolution

Posted: December 4, 2013 in Politics
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The most recent poll on Congress’ approval rating is from YouGov, and it marks an all time low of 6%. There are countless comparisons to be made with such a low approval rating.

One that stands out most is the comparison to King George’s popularity during the American Revolution. Most historians agree that King George was approved of by between 15-20% of the colonists of European ancestry. That’s more than double Congress’ rating today.

Another poll shows that 29% of voters think an armed revolution will be necessary in the coming years, and it’s not hard to see why.

  1. […] it enlightening nevertheless . As a matter of fact recent polls have shown Congress to be even less popular than the 9% that this poll gives them credit for . Ah , for the good ol’ days […]

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