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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 9:32 PM
We have $800 billion we can cut now without cutting any legitimate spending. The criminals will howl like crazy-but hen again, they're criminals. To hell with them and the liberals who support them

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...