cur-mud-geon: anyone who hates hypocrisy and pretense and has the temerity to say so; anyone with the habit of pointing out unpleasant facts in an engaging and humorous manner
Gallup releases a poll annually showing who and what we trust the most. The question as it was put to each person is shown below in italics. That poll for 2013 was released this morning and the results are posted below:
I am going to read you a list of institutions in American society. Please tell me how much confidence you, yourself, have in each one - a great deal, quite a lot, some, or very little? The list below combines the "a great deal" and "quite a lot" responses.