Thursday, February 28, 2008

8% have a great deal of confidence in Congress

Harris Poll HT: Don Fenley

Institutions at the Top of the List

In this year’s survey the leaders of six institutions enjoy the most confidence:

  • The military (51% have a great deal of confidence);
  • Small business (47%);
  • Major educational institutions (32%);
  • Medicine (28%);
  • Organized religion (25%);
  • The Supreme Court (25%).

Institutions at the Bottom of the List

Leaders of the following institution engender the lowest levels of confidence:

  • The Congress (only 8% have a great deal of confidence);
  • The press (10%);
  • Organized labor (11%);
  • Wall Street (11%);
  • Major companies (14%).