Government by the people and for the people, just not paid for by the people? The American public continues its ambivalence towards governance and the dollars and cents that it costs, the civil liberty decisions and the intrusion into personal matters. Americans have come to see government as the root of many evils and seem to lack the political imagination to conceive of a way out or an alternative… The Pew Research Center puts out yet another timely study and overview of this important public opinion topic.
“As Barack Obama begins his second term in office, trust in federal government remains mired near a historic low and frustration with government remains high.
Explore public attitudes towards the federal government over time and compare the data with other key national indicators, such as …”