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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

Bufa Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 9:48 AM
The american people are too stupid for words. Those that voted for this mess deserve everything coming at them that they are not prepared for. Those of us that didn't vote for this mess and who are prepared will still pay the price of the stupidity,but will weather the storm much better than the hapless, lemmings with no thought process. It makes me sick what this country is going through and it was not necessary.

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...