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Cockroaches & Congress

What’s the difference between cockroaches and Congress?  One tends to be a disgusting creature that feeds on carrion and carries the plague, the other has an approval rating of just 13  percent.

That’s according to the latest Gallup poll.  Which go me to thinking, what else is there that most of us have no use for, generally speaking, but is more popular than Congress?   Public Policy Polling did a survey last October, here’s what made the list…

  • Hemorrhoids

  • The IRS

  • Potholes

  • Heroin

  • Toenail fungus

Now to be fair, there are some things that people prefer Congress over…

  • Ebola virus

  • Miley Cyrus/Twerking

  • Charles Manson

But then again, if I had a choice of being trapped in a room with a Congressman or Charlie Manson, I’d take Manson. He wouldn’t ask for money and it wouldn’t last long.