Published On: Jan 11 2013 11:07:38 AM CSTUpdated On: Nov 30 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
The popularity of Congress has plummeted in recent years, but just how much does America hate its governing body right now? Public Policy Polling tested Congress' popularity against 24 different things and found there isn't much people dislike more.
So what, exactly, is more hated than Congress? Russian President Vladimir Putin, for starters. Of those surveyed, 49 percent preferred Congress, while 28 percent gave Putin a higher rating. The rest weren't sure.
Anthony Weiner (50% like Congress more, 20% like Weiner more)
Miley Cyrus (46% like Congress more, 31% like Cyrus more)
Ebola (47% like Congress more, 28% like Ebola more)
Charles Manson (56% like Congress more, 18% like Manson more)
Lindsay Lohan (40% like Congress more, 36% like Lohan more)
Honey Boo Boo (42% like Congress more, 33% like Honey Boo Boo more)
Heroin (53% like Congress more, 24% like heroin more)
Syria (51% like Congress more, 21% like Syria more)
Twerking (37% like Congress more, 33% like twerking more)
So what do people LIKE more than Congress? Well, cockroaches, for one. The creepy vermin won favorability with 44 percent of those surveyed, compared to 42 percent of Congress.
Dog poop (47% like dog poop more, 40% like Congress more)
The Internal Revenue Service (42% like the IRS more, 33% like Congress more)
Zombies (43% like zombies better, 37% like Congress better)
Toenail fungus (44% like toenail fungus more, 41% like Congress more)
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