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Poll: Seniors Prefer Ryan's Budget to Obama's

WhatsGoingOn Wrote: Aug 13, 2012 1:50 PM
Registered voters aged 65 to 74 are only 12 percent of all Americans, and how many of them are registered Democrats who will only vote Democrat? Old people don't change easily, and the "throwing granny over the cliff" stigma Ryan has does not help. Please, if we are to win, focus on growing the economy and jobs, and get off riding the third rail. I can see answering to questions about it, but riding on it? Come on. Give it a rest.
TaxFree1031 Wrote: Aug 13, 2012 1:55 PM
You should be required to take a literacy test before voting.
Lars795 Wrote: Aug 13, 2012 3:17 PM
And provide legit photo ID.

A quick but important follow-up to my previous post on this subject.  For all the revived Mediscare talk, Paul Ryan's budget has more support from senior citizens that Barack Obama's does:

A new Gallup/USA Today poll contains a counterintuitive finding: the age group most receptive to House Budget Chair Paul Ryan's plan to deal with the budget - seniors. The poll finds 48 percent of seniors (those 65 and over) support Ryan's plan over President Obama's plan, while 42 percent back the president. That's the highest total among the age groups tested - a...