Fidel Castro, the Kardashians Are Less Popular Than Congress (Unlike Cockroaches and Head Lice)
Turns out few things are actually less popular than the United State Congress right now. According to a poll by Public Policy Polling, Americans find head lice, Brussels sprouts, traffic jams and cockroaches more preferable than Congress right now.
Though, Americans still preferred our increasingly partisan legislative body to both Castro and the Kardashian sisters.
Yep, PPP called up a bunch of voters and basically asked them "Which do have a higher opinion of: [insert random awful thing] or Congress?"
Most times, the random awful thing proved to be more popular.
Not so much for Castro and Kimmy K. They joins things like meth labs, the Ebola virus, North Korea and ... uh ... Lindsay Lohan as some of the things less popular than Congress.
Forty-nine percent said they have a higher opinion of Congress than the Kardashians. Only 36 percent chose the Kardashians.
In the Congress vs. Castro match up, 54 percent chose Congress. Thirty-two percent chose Fidel.
The only things that had a worse showing versus Congress than Fidel: John Edwards, meth labs, lobbyists, ebola, gonorrhea and communism.
Castro's unpopularity was demographically across the board.
Interestingly, the "Very Liberal" were more likely to pick Congress over Castro than those of other ideologies. Though, Republicans were slightly more likely to pick Congress over Castro than Democrats.
Castro was also somewhat less popular among woman than men, minorities than whites, and Millennials than Generation Xers.
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