Yglesias

People Hate Congress, Like Obama

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Another result from the poll discussed below. When asked who is to blame for the government’s failure to solve national problems, voters are unimpressed with either congressional party, but like Democrats more than Republicans and Obama a lot more than Congress:

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Under the circumstances you would think electorally vulnerable congressional Democrats would be eager to just shut up and align themselves with the popular White House. Instead they’ve tended to pursue a strategy of calling attention to themselves and trying to affiliate with the very unpopular congressional Republicans. It’s strange.