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Polls: Public satisfaction with Congress at record lows

3 in 4 voters say most members of Congress shouldn't be re-elected

2011 was a bad year for Congress in terms of public satisfaction. Three in every four voters believe most members of Congress do not deserve re-election, according to a new Gallup poll.

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Dec 10, 2011, 3:41 am
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No matter the outcome of the 2012 presidential election, the country will be more polarized than ever. Republican ideologues hate President Obama while Democrats have no capacity for trenchant leadership.

Consider these myriad self-inflicted problems that confront the American people on a daily basis: high gas prices, lack of jobs – economic opportunity, Mexicans, Somalis, the high cost of health care… Then consider the quality of the candidates who are running for president on the Republican side and The One now in the Oval Office. Haven’t you ever wondered why so many LOSERS (Reid/McConnell) are successful politicians?

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