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Poll: 67% Say Lawmakers Will Act like “Spoiled Children” During “Fiscal Cliff” Negotiations

s230 Wrote: Nov 26, 2012 11:26 AM
I am in favor of an optional wealthy tax. Those like Obama who feel that they should contribute a little more can do so of their own might. See what kind of response is given.

A new CNN/ORC poll conducted before Thanksgiving underscores just how confident the American people are in their elected representatives: more than two-thirds of respondents believe lawmakers will behave like “spoiled children” during the budget negotiations slated to begin in earnest this week (via National Journal):

Roughly 24 percent said the country would face a crisis and 44 percent said the country would face major problems if the tax increases and spending cuts set to enact early next year are allowed to take hold. Just 24 percent think it would cause minor problems.

Fully 77 percent said it would...