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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

annfan_777 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 5:54 AM
Democrats won't cut a dime - spending and taxes will go up to pay for the waste, fraud and abuse that our government is famous for. Your ideas are fine, but they could only be enacted with a conservative majority in both houses of Congress, sustained for several election cycles.

But by all means, let's keep obsessing over tax increases on rich people, which would take care of roughly eight percent of this year's federal deficit -- at best.   Let's take a peek at the data itself, then discover how Politico chose to boil it down into a narrative-driving headline:

Your headline? "Battleground Poll: Hike Taxes on the Rich."  Don't get me wrong; there is no...