A Gallup Poll released Friday found that three-quarters of Americans believe government corruption is widespread. That’s up by 9 percentage points since 2009, when only 66 percent of American adults said that federal, state and local officials were not to be trusted.
The results mirror New Yorkers’ attitudes about Albany in a new Quinnipiac University poll. A majority of voters in the state — 56 percent — say they want to throw all elected state official out of office so untainted lawmakers can take over.
Yet we'll re-elect the same trash again come Election Day. Yay!