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Poll: Americans Strongly Oppose Obama's Tax Hike on "The Rich"

haferba Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 8:44 AM
A Pew poll released yesterday revealed that Americans approve raising taxes on the rich by a two-to-one margin. a full 68% supported a phased-in tax increase for the richest 2%. The poll also reveals the more they knew about Obama's plan the more they supported the tax increase. The highly respected Americans for Tax fairness is asserting that the McClatchy poll is likely the result of a badly-worded poll. This would make since because the McClathcy poll contradicts other recent polls. I mean really, tax cuts for the rich most supported by the poorest of the poor? Not likely.

Let's set the scene for all this.  2012's Barack Obama is demanding that Congress raise taxes on "the rich."  That's nothing new; it's been his default position since...well, forever, really.  But 2010's Barack Obama agreed to delay his tax increase dreams for reasons he explained at the time:


"I am just listening to the consensus among people who know the economy best. And what they will say is that if...