Yglesias

Republicans vs Chicoms

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CREDIT:

Chris Bowers got the idea of comparing the results Gallup got when it asked “Do you approve or disapprove of the way the Republicans in Congress are handling their job” and the results it got when it asked “‘d like your overall opinion of some foreign countries. Is your overall opinion of [see below] very favorable, mostly favorable, mostly unfavorable, or very unfavorable?”

I made the chart:

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This is a bit unfair since the question wording isn’t really equivalent. But still.