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    Henry Brown

    IMO this is a case where perhaps “numbers don’t lie people lie” or “one can get the results one is looking for by asking the right question”

    From Govdelivery blog

    Insights for Government Organizations:
    Responding to Public Opinion with 2013 Trends

    The results of a national survey recently released by the Pew Research Center reveals that favorable approval ratings for state and local government continued this year while opinions of the federal government hit a new low. The survey conducted this cell people March with 1,501 adults from all 50 states resulted in positive ratings across party lines for state and local governments overall, but the lowest percentage ever of favorable opinions for the federal government. Just 28% rated the federal government favorably, down five points from last year’s survey, while 63% had a favorable opinion of local government and 57% looked well on their state government.

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