— Andy Kohut, founding director of the Pew Research Center, in the WSJ: The GOP Is in Better Shape Than You Think
Ben Franklin once said that nothing in life is certain, but death and taxes.
In an open-ended question, respondents to our new national survey said:
"I find it as a game; how to get the largest refund legally." or
"It’s very complicated and it doesn’t need to be complicated."
Our interactive graph charts trust in government since Eisenhower’s presidency. Hover over the different circles to see notable events in history that may have influenced levels of trust and distrust.