Confidence in the military

During our most recent podcast, I mentioned that it is politically difficult for a president to buck the military bureaucracy. Data from a recent Gallup poll illustrates one reason why:

Hat tip: Matthew Yglesias



One Response

  1. I always thought it was interesting that Congress polls so badly overall, but individual members poll much better!

    I think it is because the normal, day-to-day operations and activities Congress does to keep the country working are not rewarded! The only thing covered in the media are very partisan issues typically!

    What explains the “low” rating of public schools and newspapers? I don’t understand that much!

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