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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

Harold15 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 3:57 AM
The fact that the majority want spending cuts ensures that Obama will increase spending. He doesn't care what the American people want. In fact, if the American people want something, he opposes it. The only spending he'll cut things that are essential. Things that waste money, he'll continue to spend, spend, spend!

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...