According to a new poll from Gallup, the United States Congress is currently hovering at a record low 13 percent approval rating. But, less than a month ago, a CBS/NYT poll clocked congressional approval at a staggering 9 percent, which you've got to admit is kind of impressive.
Do you have any idea how hard it is to reach depths that low in the United States where we are not exactly famous for our discerning taste? (Double down anyone?) As such, I suspect there was at least a modicum of pride at work when Sen. Michael Bennet took to the Senate floor to unveil this chart putting his legislative body's accomplishment into its proper context…
Suck it, Hugo Chavez!
You too, Paris Hilton and Watergate-era Richard Nixon!
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