Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Recent Wall Street Journal/NBC poll results


In a recent Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll of 1,000 Americans, it appears GOP lawmakers may be reading the wrong tea leaves in their approach to cutting spending and deficit reduction

67% said it was either "Totally" or "Somewhat" Unacceptable to cut Medicaid as a way to reduce the federal deficit.

76% said it was either "Totally" or "Somewhat" Unacceptable to cut Medicare as a way to reduce the federal deficit.

76% said it was either "Totally" or "Somewhat" Acceptable to raise taxes on those making more than $1,000,000 a year as a way to reduce the federal deficit.

74% said it was either "Totally" or "Somewhat" Acceptable to eliminate tax credits for oil and gas companies as a way to reduce the federal deficit.

68% said it was either "Totally" or "Somewhat" Acceptable to eliminate the Bush Tax cuts for making over $250K a year as a way to reduce the federal deficit.

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