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New poll: Bill Clinton excepted, America punishes its political class
New poll: Bill Clinton excepted, America punishes its political class

Pro tip for politicians trying to get ahead: Either change your name to “Bill Clinton” or resign yourself to a whole lot of negativity. A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Tuesday night found that, among past and present politicians, only those named Clinton had an overall positive rating. In the case of Bill Clinton, the impeached president turned popular confabber and philanthropist, 56% of Americans had a positive view, with only 21% holding a negative impression. His wife and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton was also seen positively, but just barely, with 43% upbeat about the former secretary of State to 41% who held a negative...

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