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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

NewJAl Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 6:58 AM
Have not heard this in any normal news reports at 6 PM, or noon. Nor have I heard it in any discussions, yet it is the key. And DWS, in her stupidity, will say Republicans want to ' end this or that, as we know it'. Lies and extremism, to provoke fear. Entitlements must be eroded, not destroyed, as they are unsustainable. There is reality, and it is looming, and people like DWS make believe we can borrow, with no consequences, and indebt the young, for our comfort and Democratic votes.
Drifter33 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:17 AM
The dems know they are dealing with the lowest common denominator: generations of idiots who lack the skill to think critically on what they hear. That makes it easy--rouse the rabble, and they react predictably.

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...