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Federal Bureaucracy

Federal Bureaucracy

Current Events & Pop Culture

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An NPR article published in April 2010 reports that recent poll results indicate that nearly eighty percent of Americans lack faith in the federal bureaucracy’s ability to solve the nation’s problems.

An NPR article published in April 2010 reports that recent poll results indicate that nearly eighty percent of Americans lack faith in the federal bureaucracy’s ability to solve the nation’s problems. 


Excerpt

“Released Sunday, the survey found that just 22 percent of those questioned say they can trust Washington almost always or most of the time and just 19 percent say they are basically content with it. Nearly half say the government negatively affects their daily lives, a sentiment that's grown over the past dozen years.”