In response to:

Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

James____Tx Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:13 AM
"W". now this is where I become the ideologue. I live by Libertarian principles, so of course I don't see these as solutions. It's good to see torture ended but the process that lead to the situation in the first place still exists. That being the offensive use of military power. You ask if I am a serious person; of course I am. I can also ask the same of you considering what you consider to be solutions, but of course that is only my opinion.

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...