You know how unpopular you are when someone likes cockroaches better. According to a recent poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, the insect wins the popularity contest against Congress.In the poll, 85 percent of  the 830 respondents had an unacceptable view of of their elected representatives in Washington.

When compared to things people typically dislike, cockroaches edged out Congress 45 percent to 43 percent. Lice also beat Congress, 67 percent to 19 percent.

In the vegetable category, respondents preferred Brussel sprouts, 69 percent, to Congress, 23 percent.

Colonoscopies also beat Congress by 58 percent to 31 percent. In fact, people would rather have a root canal, (56 percent), than give a favorable rating to Congress, (32 percent).

According to the poll, both Donald Trump and Ghengis Khan are more popular than Congress. 'The Donald' scored 44 percent to Congress' 42 percent and the Mongolian tyrant Khan, won 41 percent to 37 percent.

All is not lost. According to the poll, Congress is more popular than Lindsay Lohan, 45 percent to 41 percent. They also beat out the Kardashians 49 percent to 36 percent.

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