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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

rk58 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 2:45 AM
Obama's budget proposal is a joke, you just don't know it. McConnell tried to bring it to a vote in the Senate and Reid denied it.. does that REALLY sound like a serious budget to you? The budget is a smoke screen..

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...