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9 Funny Things That Would Win Against Congress in a Popularity Contest

9 Funny Things That Would Win Against Congress in a Popularity Contest
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Surely, you’ve seen those outrageous “Congress is less popular than [thing we hate]” popular opinion polls every so often. With Congress shutting down the government currently, those poll numbers have gone from terrible to abysmal. Let’s look at some of the funniest comparisons from a variety of sources that Congress just can’t seem to win.

1. Vladimir Putin

Why we donít like the Russian president:

Yet we like the Kremlinís chief a bit more than Congress because:


2. Cockroaches


We donít like cockroaches because:

  • Admittedly, theyíre creepy and kind of scare us.
  • Apparently, they can live in a jar for several weeks even after their heads are removed. That scares us, too.
  • After a nuclear disaster or climate change kills most species, theyíre likely to survive, which frankly, makes us a bit jealous.

Yet we like them a bit more than Congress because:

  • At least cockroaches arenít actively promoting global warming like some climate change denying politicians who pass legislation that puts humans (and Congresspeople, harhar) closer to self-destruction.


3. Wall Street

Why we donít like Wall Street:

Yet we like the business capital a bit more than Congress because:

  • Considering how much both of these institutions comingle at this point, is there really a point in trying to differentiate between the two?


4.†The IRS

We donít like the Internal Revenue Service because:

Yet we like it a bit more than Congress because:

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Photo credits: Putin by IoSonoUnaFotaCamera, Hilton by Jennifer Su, Trump by Gage Skidmore.

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8:27AM PST on Nov 14, 2013


7:52PM PDT on Oct 15, 2013


4:40PM PDT on Oct 15, 2013

Thanks for the levity during this horrible time. These people must stop this insanity. Lots of innocent people are without pay, going hungry, while they just sit back and let the paychecks roll in.

Please help by calling, visiting, or writing these people and telling them to cease and desist.

Tell the GOP to do their jobs: 1 - 888 - 811 - 7024

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11:50AM PDT on Oct 14, 2013

It's good to know that cockroaches are not the worst thing going.

8:52PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

Forgot head lice.

1:37PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

RE. Those who prefer Congress to roaches. After 2,5 mill years, Roaches have not put planet earth in jeopardy, re Nuclear weapons,and that great HOAX!!,Climate change.absolutely have!,(the Pacific is getting VERY hot!.)
No Homo sapiens is MUCH worse.Especially the Corrupt clowns in Congress/Senate.of the USA.

1:23PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

Ths lowly Roach has been on this planet,2.5 million years. Must have something going for it. UNLIKE CONGRESS!.

1:15PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

unfortunately none of them (including Congress) is very funny.

12:10PM PDT on Oct 13, 2013

think the BART union & management is less liked in San Francisco Bay area than congress since neither side can't make a settlement to end an upcoming strike. 400K+ commuters are being hijacked by the two groups.

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