Republicans are more critical of the federal workforce. Nearly half of Republicans now say workers tend to be of lower quality; nearly six in 10 say they do not have the same work ethic as those who work for private employers. Among all Americans, 52 percent say most federal employees are overpaid.
The Washington Post - October 18, 2010
A negative poll for federal workers Article | More than half of Americans say they think that federal workers are overpaid for the work they do, and more than a third think they are less qualified than those working in the private sector, according to a Washington Post poll.