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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

James____Tx Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 8:58 PM
I wonder when "they" will start supporting raising taxes on the top 49%?
jnovak692 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:11 PM
UHHHH, they already have, the top 2% covers 9 days,more or less, and they (a Democrat legislator, you can google it) have said the the "BURDEN" must be shared by "ALL". it's coming just waiting for the "Pharaoh" to make it offical!!!

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...