A surprising number of Americans dislike how messy democracy is. They like Trump.

86 percent of respondents believed that “elected officials would help the country more if they would stop talking and just take action.”

60 percent agreed that “compromise is really just selling out on one’s principles.”

60 percent believed that “government would work best if it were run like a business.”

32 percent were convinced that the U.S. government would “run better if decisions were left up to successful business people.”

Similarly, 31 percent believed it would run better if those decisions were instead left to “non-elected experts.”

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