Wednesday, August 10, 2011

First Time in History: Ruling Class Endangered

No, it's not just that Congress has an 8% (whatever) approval rating.

It's more.

Only 41 percent of people questioned say the lawmaker in their district in the U.S. House of Representatives deserves to be re-elected – the first time ever in CNN polling that that figure has dropped below 50 percent. Forty-nine percent say their representative doesn’t deserve to be re-elected in 2012. And with ten percent unsure, it’s the first time that a majority has indicated that they would boot their representative out of office if they had the chance today.  --CNN via AOSHQ

That "Ruling Class" meme gets more traction every time some Congresscritter votes to "save money" by spending more--e.g., the "debt deal."

1 comment:

jimspice said...

Good thing at the state level Walker & Co. have lowered spending and cut taxes for the middle class. What? Oh. Never mind.