Near record low approval for SCOTUS

I doubt that conservative opinion of the Supreme Court will become more positive anytime soon, thanks to the Obamacare ruling. But this Pew survey shows that GOP approval of SCOTUS has rebounded somewhat from its lows last summer. Politico: A survey released Monday from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press says that 52 percent of Americans have a favorable view of the Supreme Court while 31 percent view it unfavorably. The court's lowest approval rating since 1985 came last summer, clocking in at 51 percent, according to Pew figures. Last July, in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling to uphold President Barack Obama's health care law, GOP approval of the court came in at 38 percent. The most recent poll shows that 47 percent of Republicans now view the Supreme Court favorably, though Pew noted that before the Obamacare ruling, 56 percent of Republicans had a favorable view of the institution. On the other end of the spectrum, 56 percent of Democrats...(Read Full Post)