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Poll: 45 Percent Say Spending Cuts Alone Are the “Best Way” to Reduce the Deficit

DSMike Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 2:52 PM
This is a result of thirty years of social engineering by Congress, both sides...any ideas need to be new and not by the current Congress critters and their ideas...

So how do Americans want to reduce the federal deficit? Well, according to a new Rasmussen poll, nearly half of the U.S. likely voters surveyed say cutting spending -- and not raising taxes -- is the “best” approach:

A plurality of voters continues to believe spending cuts alone are the best way to reduce the federal deficit. But even among those who favor a “balanced approach” of tax hikes and spending cuts instead, half want more emphasis on spending cuts.

Forty-five percent (45%) of Likely U.S. Voters think, generally speaking, that the long-term federal budget deficit should be...