People expect almost nothing from Washington. And, for once, Washington delivers.

by - December 11, 2014

Washington politicians are doing an absolutely fantastic job ... of setting really low expectations for themselves. People have hated Congress for quite a long time now. But that hate has slowly morphed into something even more troubling: Pervasive pessimism. Witness this new poll from AP-GfK. After the 2010 election, in which Republicans won control of the House thanks to the tea party revolution, two AP-GfK polls showed at least four in 10 Americans expressed at least some confidence that the GOP could work with President Obama to address the nation's problems -- 41 percent in November 2010 and 48 percent in January 2011.

People expect almost nothing from Washington. And, for once, Washington delivers. - The Washington Post

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