78 percent of Americans say they weren’t inconvenienced by government shutdown: survey

Engineering Evil

  • Only 11 percent of Americans reported  being ‘majorly inconvenienced’ by the shutdown
  • Experts warn that another shutdown could  be on the horizon in coming months

By  Associated Press and Daily Mail Reporter

PUBLISHED: 18:08 EST, 23  October 2013 |  UPDATED: 18:08 EST, 23 October 2013

 

As politicians and cable news pundits spent  the 16-day shutdown of  the federal government describing the apocalyptic  scenario of the shutdown, the vast majority of ordinary citizens weren’t  even  phased by the fed being closed for business, according to a new  survey.

The Washington Post/ABC News survey, released  Tuesday, finds that  78-percent of those polled say they were not inconvenienced  by the  shutdown at all.

Of the 22-percent who said they were  inconvenienced, 11-percent described their troubles as a ‘minor  inconvenience.’

Barely missed: Only 11 percent of Americans say they were majorly inconvenienced by government shutdown 

Barely missed: Only 11 percent of Americans say they  were majorly inconvenienced by government shutdown

 

The survey was conducted October 17…

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