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Most Americans Think Gov’t Corrupt, Third Say Armed Revolution ‘May Be Necessary,’ New Poll Finds

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  • A new poll from the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics finds a majority of Americans think the government is corrupt.
  • Nearly three-quarters who identify as “strong Republican” respondents agreed with the statement that the government is “corrupt and rigged against everyday people like me.”
  • But Republicans are far from alone in this sentiment. Fifty-one percent of “very liberal” voters agreed with the same statement.

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