Poll: Majority of Americans Believe ‘Deep State’ Controls Washington

A large bipartisan majority of Americans believe that Washington is controlled by a “Deep State” of unelected government officials, according to a new poll.

The Monmouth University Poll found 60 percent of respondents feel that unelected or appointed government officials have too much influence in determining federal policy. The belief is consistent regardless of party affiliation, with 59 percent of Democrats, 59 percent of Republicans and 62 percent of independents agreeing that appointed officials hold too much sway in the federal government.

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  1. Papa

    Last year, we released our OpenTheBooks.com Oversight Report: The Militarization of America in an editorial published with former-U.S. Senator Dr. Tom Coburn at The Wall Street Journal. Our report quantified the $1.48 billion spent by 67 non-military federal agencies on guns, ammunition, and military-style equipment from 2006-2014.
    For the past 30 years at least there has been an effort to direct America’s attention away from the internal covert operations going on in the US.
    Let’s not forget who was in control 2006 to 2014 and is still operating behind the scene. OFA ,Organizing for Action, founded by Hussein O and funded by the elite left for no other reason to disrupt the government.