Negative views of Supreme Court hits 9-year high

Negative views of Supreme Court hits 9-year high

Negative views of the U.S. Supreme Court are at their highest level in nearly nine years of regular surveying. But positive opinions are also up to a less dramatic three-year high.

Reflecting the strong reaction to two major decisions by the court last week, 33% of Likely U.S. Voters now rate the performance of the Supreme Court as poor, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s up from 22% in late May and only the second time poor marks for the court have crept into the 30s in surveys since November 2006.

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