One of the most striking findings was international disillusionment with politicians. They achieved extremely low confidence ratings, with only 13 percent trusting them.
Two out of three people polled around the globe felt unrepresented by their governments.
[…]There was a global desire to put more power in the hands of intellectuals such as writers and academics, the survey showed.
They say that now, but you gotta wonder why that desire falls apart during election time. Wait, nevermind.