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Psychiatrists Deeply Concerned For 5% Of Americans Who Approve Of Congress

http://www.theonion.com

WASHINGTON—Noting that the individuals in question may be extremely mentally disturbed or suffering from a serious psychological illness, the nation’s psychiatrists announced Wednesday that they are deeply concerned for the estimated 5 percent of Americans who were found in nationwide polls this week to approve of the U.S. Congress.

“With numerous members of Congress refusing to negotiate an end to the shutdown in the face of widespread federal furloughs and a looming deadline to avoid defaulting on government debt, we are extremely concerned for the mental health of those Americans who responded, ‘Yes, we think Congress is doing a good job,’” psychiatrist Dr. Donald Levin said in a press conference this morning, telling reporters that the estimated 15.5 million Americans who approve of Congress are likely “very troubled” citizens who may in fact be experiencing psychotic episodes or delusional thoughts.

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I knew this was going to be

I knew this was going to be the onion, but I was hoping it was real. Did not watch the video, just based on the discussion title.

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I'm in the 5%

That approve of 5% of congress.

On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.

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I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

Who is that 5%?: a.

Who is that 5%?:
a. Congressmen and their families.
b. CNN and mainstream media.
c. Lobbysts.
d. A small percentage of schizofrenic people.
e. Masochists.

Congress approval slips to minus 4%

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I saw the best minds of my generation, destroyed by pandas starving hysterical naked

-Allen Ginsberg

Good one. But in reality,

Good one.

But in reality, those remaining 90% who don't approve of the congress and the government are tagged as potential terrorists and as having mental disorders.