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Apocalypse
03-18-2010, 10:48 PM
Even if you don't like reading about polls, you may enjoy checking this one out.

The Pew Research Center asked 749 Americans to offer just one word to describe their current impressions of Congress.

Turns out no one word dominated the list, but the sentiment was consistent:

Dysfunctional (chosen 21 times.)

Corrupt (20)

Self-serving, self-centered or selfish (19)

Inept (16)

Confused, confusing, confusion (15) was tied with incompetent, ineffective and lazy

And some of the terms were just insulting. Check it out here to see the full list.

http://people-press.org/report/?pageid=1681


Meanwhile, the latest Gallup tracking poll finds Congress' approval rating at a skimpy 16 percent.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/126809/Obama-Approval-Rating-Lowest-Yet-Congress-Declines.aspx?CSTS=alert

Wei Wu Wei
03-18-2010, 11:00 PM
Pansies

patriot45
03-18-2010, 11:07 PM
Even if you don't like reading about polls, you may enjoy checking this one out.

The Pew Research Center asked 749 Americans to offer just one word to describe their current impressions of Congress.

Turns out no one word dominated the list, but the sentiment was consistent:

Dysfunctional (chosen 21 times.)

Corrupt (20)

Self-serving, self-centered or selfish (19)

Inept (16)

Confused, confusing, confusion (15) was tied with incompetent, ineffective and lazy

And some of the terms were just insulting. Check it out here to see the full list.

http://people-press.org/report/?pageid=1681


Meanwhile, the latest Gallup tracking poll finds Congress' approval rating at a skimpy 16 percent.

http://www.gallup.com/poll/126809/Obama-Approval-Rating-Lowest-Yet-Congress-Declines.aspx?CSTS=alert

Is scumsuckingleach one word!?

Rockntractor
03-18-2010, 11:11 PM
Is scumsuckingleach one word!?

Only when prefaced with dirty.

djones520
03-18-2010, 11:12 PM
My word woulda been "FAIL".

Articulate_Ape
03-18-2010, 11:14 PM
Only when prefaced with dirty.

And appended with 'whores'.

patriot45
03-18-2010, 11:18 PM
Dirtyscumsuckingwhores.... I like it, very apt! :D

Rockntractor
03-18-2010, 11:21 PM
My word woulda been "FAIL".
Boring ! Get with the program.

Articulate_Ape
03-18-2010, 11:21 PM
Dirtyscumsuckingwhores.... I like it, very apt! :D

It has a ring to it, indeed.

Kay
03-18-2010, 11:37 PM
Main Entry: incompetent

Definition: unskillful, unable

Synonyms: amateur (http://thesaurus.com/browse/amateur), amateurish, awkward (http://thesaurus.com/browse/awkward), bungling, bush-league, clumsy (http://thesaurus.com/browse/clumsy), disqualified, floundering, helpless (http://thesaurus.com/browse/helpless), inadequate (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inadequate), incapable (http://thesaurus.com/browse/incapable), ineffectual (http://thesaurus.com/browse/ineffectual), inefficient (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inefficient), ineligible, inept (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inept), inexperienced (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inexperienced), inexpert, insufficient (http://thesaurus.com/browse/insufficient), maladroit (http://thesaurus.com/browse/maladroit), not cut out for, not equal to, not have it, out to lunch, raw (http://thesaurus.com/browse/raw), unadapted, unequipped, unfit, unfitted, unhandy, uninitiated, unproficient, unqualified, unskilled, untrained, useless (http://thesaurus.com/browse/useless)

Notes: incompetent means not qualified or showing lack of skill or aptitude;

From: http://thesaurus.com/browse/incompetent

Articulate_Ape
03-18-2010, 11:40 PM
Main Entry: incompetent

Definition: unskillful, unable

Synonyms: amateur (http://thesaurus.com/browse/amateur), amateurish, awkward (http://thesaurus.com/browse/awkward), bungling, bush-league, clumsy (http://thesaurus.com/browse/clumsy), disqualified, floundering, helpless (http://thesaurus.com/browse/helpless), inadequate (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inadequate), incapable (http://thesaurus.com/browse/incapable), ineffectual (http://thesaurus.com/browse/ineffectual), inefficient (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inefficient), ineligible, inept (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inept), inexperienced (http://thesaurus.com/browse/inexperienced), inexpert, insufficient (http://thesaurus.com/browse/insufficient), maladroit (http://thesaurus.com/browse/maladroit), not cut out for, not equal to, not have it, out to lunch, raw (http://thesaurus.com/browse/raw), unadapted, unequipped, unfit, unfitted, unhandy, uninitiated, unproficient, unqualified, unskilled, untrained, useless (http://thesaurus.com/browse/useless)

Notes: incompetent means not qualified or showing lack of skill or aptitude;

From: http://thesaurus.com/browse/incompetent

No fair! Kay's done brought book learnin'.

Kay
03-18-2010, 11:55 PM
Well I was searching for just the one right word....but they are just such an EPIC FAIL
CLUSTER FCK that one word alone can't describe them. That seemed to be the best fit
to post and still maintain my lady-like demeanor.....;)

Articulate_Ape
03-19-2010, 12:09 AM
Well I was searching for just the one right word....but they are just such an EPIC FAIL
CLUSTER FCK that one word alone can't describe them. That seemed to be the best fit
to post and still maintain my lady-like demeanor.....;)

a) we all know the missing letter in FCK, so you might as well use it as such. ;)

b) the one word I think we all sought is "catastrophe". It is the most comprehensive.

djones520
03-19-2010, 12:17 AM
Boring ! Get with the program.

I prefer mono-sllyabic words. Easier for our congress critters to understand.

Articulate_Ape
03-19-2010, 12:20 AM
I prefer mono-sllyabic words. Easier for our congress critters to understand.

Slime? It's one syllable.

PoliCon
03-19-2010, 05:40 AM
Well I was searching for just the one right word....but they are just such an EPIC FAIL
CLUSTER FCK that one word alone can't describe them. That seemed to be the best fit
to post and still maintain my lady-like demeanor.....;)

Allow me to speak for you. I hope you don't mind, but I know the perfect word that fits your sentiments and mine.






Shall I?








Ok.










FUCKTARDS.

FlaGator
03-19-2010, 07:53 AM
Someone once said that to understand the true function of someone or some group you had to break down their name into it roots. For example. Politics - from Poly meaning many and tics meaning blood sucking parasites.

AmPat
03-19-2010, 10:31 AM
Treacherousincompetentfoolishineptmoronictraitors.

FlaGator
03-19-2010, 11:04 AM
selfabsorbed.

Wei Wu Wei
03-19-2010, 11:08 AM
dissapointing

linda22003
03-19-2010, 03:06 PM
dissapointing

A pretty mild word, but the bad spelling is no surprise.

Gingersnap
03-19-2010, 03:22 PM
There's always the traditional yet offensive "retards". :p

Swampfox
03-19-2010, 03:45 PM
One word to describe the current Congress: Prostitutes.

That's what they are. Pure and simple. I know that insults real prostitutes just trying to make a buck, but I only have "one word" so it's the best I can do.

namvet
03-19-2010, 05:52 PM
Astroturf: Pelosi