You’ll be shocked when you found out what things are more popular than Congress. Get ready…some of these are downright gross:
1. Jar Jar Binks
According to a recent poll by fivethirtyeight.com, Jar Jar Binks received a favorability rating of 29%. That’s more than double the 13% favoribility rating of Congress, according to Real Clear Politics. Since The Phantom Menace came out, Jar Jar Binks has consistently been called the worst character in Star Wars history. Nice job, Congress.
2. Dog Poop
Dog Poop (47) beat out Congress (40).
3. Traffic Jams
Despite the annoyance, Traffic jams (56) beat out Congress (34).
4. Emperor Palpatine
Emperor Palpatine’s ( the ultimate evil in Star Wars) favorability (31) beat out Congress (13).
Zombies (43), despite their ghoulish looks, still beat out Congress (37).
Cockroaches (45), the ulitimate pest, still beat out Congress (43)
Nickelback (39) beat out Congress (32)
8. Donald Trump
Donald Trump (44), always on the lookout for #1, still beat out Congress (42)
Hipsters (42) beat out Congress (33)
France (46) beats Congress (37).
11. Brussell Sprouts
None too tasty, Brussel Sprouts (69) still beat Congress (23).
12. Used Car Salesman
After making shady deals, used car salesman (57) still beat out Congress (32).
Despite infesting your head, lice (67) beat out Congress (19).
14. Toenail Fungus
Toenail Fungus (44) still beat Out Congress (41)
Why would anyone still want to join Congress?
Note: Polls that show 13% are based on Real Clear Politics average. Polls that show different numbers are results from questionnaires asking a head to head favorability rating compared to Congress. These come from Publicpolicypolling.com. (links below)
H/T 3: fivethirtyeight.com
This post originally appeared on Western Journalism – Informing And Equipping Americans Who Love Freedom