Americans’ Belief That Gov’t Is Too Powerful at Record Level
Record number of Republicans say the federal government has too much power
by Joy Wilke
September 23, 2013
PRINCETON, NJ — Six in 10 Americans (60%) believe the federal government has too much power, one percentage point above the previous high recorded in September 2010. At least half of Americans since 2005 have said the government has too much power. Thirty-two percent now say the government has the right amount of power. Few say it has too little power.