Americans hate Congress so, so much right now:

The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that the approval rating for Congress has tied its all-time low in the history of the survey, while its disapproval rating has tied its all-time high.

According to the poll, only 12 percent of registered voters approve of the legislative branch's job. The only other time it was that low was in Oct. 2008.

In addition, a whopping 82 percent disapprove of Congress' job, and the only other time it reached that level was in Aug. 2011 — which was right after the bruising debt-ceiling fight.

Important note: This poll was taken before Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comments and the skinnydipping teabagfest in the Sea of Galilee. Surely those numbers can only improve from here, right?