Elisabeth Meinecke

Well, this should be slightly good news for the crop of Republican candidates vying to defeat President Barack Obama in November: a new Rasmussen poll shows that people trust Republicans more than Democrats on the economy (48 to 37%). In fact, Rasmussen shows that voters trust Republicans more on the majority of 10 key issues. However, at least one of those issues in the Democrats' favor is going to have serious consequences for the country's economic future: social security.

Ironically, voters also trust the party of Charlie Rangel, Anthony Weiner and the administration that set up the Operation Fast and Furios and the Solyndra failure more on government ethics.

Elisabeth Meinecke

Elisabeth Meinecke is TOWNHALL MAGAZINE Managing Editor. Follow her on Twitter @lismeinecke.

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