Negative View of Federal Government Hits New High in Gallup Poll
By Terence P. Jeffrey
The percentage of Americans telling the Gallup poll they have a negative view of the federal government has hit a new high, Gallup reported today.
In a survey conducted Aug. 11-14, Gallup asked American adults whether their overall view of the federal government was very positive, somewhat positive, neutral, somewhat negative or very negative.
A total of 63 percent said they had a negative view of the federal government, including 34 percent who said they had a somewhat negative view and 29 percent who said they had a very negative view.