Monday, August 8, 2011

New Low: 17% Say U.S. Government Has Consent of the Governed

Non-violent non-cooperation. Come into your power, take control, take responsibility. That's your revolution.

    Rasmussen -

    Fewer voters than ever feel the federal government has the consent of the governed.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 17% of Likely U.S. Voters think the federal government today has the consent of the governed. Sixty-nine percent (69%) believe the government does not have that consent. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    The number of voters who feel the government has the consent of the governed - a foundational principle, contained in the Declaration of Independence - is down from 23% in early May and has fallen to its lowest level measured yet.

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