Congressional Members Are Becoming As Unpopular As Congress

I’m usually harsh on polls that cite Congress’s lack of popularity. They just don’t make any sense. We don’t elect Congress as a body, so why should we care about polls of the body? It’s the popularity of the individual members that matters, and they tend to each be a lot more popular than the body. Until recently, that is. In a Washington Post/ABC News poll, for the first time more than half of all adults (but not quite half of registered voters) disapprove of their Representative in Congress. Of…