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Poll: When In Doubt, Blame Republicans

RiffRaff Wrote: Feb 21, 2013 2:24 PM
"public opinion schizophrenia" is a created phenomena. A divisive president backed by a sympathetic media can spin events any way he wishes. Is it any wonder people are confused? Is it any wonder that works to Obama's advantage? There is reality and the perception of reality. As long as the media tweaks what we perceive one way or the other then perception trumps reality. People seem to forget that Obama is driven by Alinsky. Manipulating the press is part of asymmetrical political warfare.

General rule of thumb, guys: No matter what the facts may demonstrate, it's probably Republicans' fault.  According to Pew Research, a plurality (49 percent) of Americans want Congress to delay the automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in one week from tomorrow.  Forty percent say the cuts should move forward as planned.  If no deal is struck, almost half of those polled are prepared to pin the blame on Congressional Republicans, while less than a third would point the finger at the president:

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