Rasmussen Reports Survey: 53% of Americans Against BOTH Parties

Drudge Report calls it a “shock” poll.

Apparently it’s a real shock that more than half of Americans are fed up with both Republicans and Democrats. It’s not that much of a shock to me, though. The new Rasmussen Reports survey is causing a little bit of a stir—it found that 53% of Americans do not believe either major political party represents America. So 53% of Americans are apparently finally catching on.

Here are the actual numbers from the Rasmussen Reports survey:

Interestingly, 52% of Republicans and a plurality (44%) of Democrats agree that neither major political party is the party of the American people. But 65% of voters not affiliated with either party feel that way.

Maybe it’s because I’ve never really been a brand-loyal person. Or because I’m part of the über-cynical Millennial generation. Or maybe it’s just because Republicans and Democrats really have been screwing things up royally and obviously for the past, I don’t know, hundred or so years. But even in my youth, I recognized that neither party offered anything of real value. They both stood for things to which I was steadfastly opposed.

You had the Democrats spending too much money on socialist programs for health, welfare, and education while denying unborn children their rights, to name but a few of their offenses. And then Republicans swooped in and spent too much money on different socialist programs for health, welfare, and education, threw in a couple more trillion for unnecessary wars, and still failed to stick up for the rights of the unborn.

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Michael Minkoff writes, edits, and typesets from his office in Powder Springs, Georgia. He honestly does not prefer writing about politics, but he sincerely hopes you enjoy reading about it. He also wonders why he is typing this in the third person.

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