It’s a Politicans Problem

The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 10 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

This shutdown of the government is not an issue with Republicans. It’s not an issue with Democrats. It’s an issue with a group of people who transcend both parties: politicians.

The potential good news?


Amid the government shutdown, 60% of Americans say the Democratic and Republicans parties do such a poor job of representing the American people that a third major party is needed. That is the highest Gallup has measured in the 10-year history of this question. A new low of 26% believe the two major parties adequately represent Americans.