A surprising poll published by Gallup this week shed new light on what Americans view as the biggest problems facing the nation; with most asked saying “government” is the largest issue for the country.
According to the survey, the “top problem” by those asked said “Government” at a whopping 19%. “Immigration” was a close second at 16% followed by “Unifying the Country” at 8%.
The top five was rounded-out by “Race Relations” and “Poverty.”
“These data come from a Gallup Dec. 3-12 survey, conducted as a looming budget impasse between Republicans and Democrats threatened to shut down the government,” reported Gallup. “The government has commonly been cited in recent years as the most important problem facing the country, with the problem having received or been tied for the most mentions — 22 times in the last 24 months.”
Read the full report at CNS News.