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Reminder: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Federal Spending Cuts

scrow Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 8:10 PM
The question was what will happen if tax revenue is doubled, not spending. If tax revenue is doubled but spending is doubled, then doubling tax revenue accomplishes nothing. Correct?

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...