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American People Are Against Reducing the Deficit

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On December 14, 2012 @ 12:36 pm In Politics | Comments Disabled

Little Support for Most Specific Deficit Options
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Source: Pew Research [2]

 

Lots of people like to talk about deficit reductions. No one really wants to do anything about it.

That is not anĀ  exaggeration. Despite all of the back and forth over the fiscal cliff and the deficits, when you get specific about deficit reduction, the majority of Americans are not supportive.

 

Source:
Little Support for Most Specific Deficit Options [3]
Pew Research Center December 13, 2012
http://www.people-press.org/2012/12/13/as-fiscal-cliff-nears-democrats-have-public-opinion-on-their-side/


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[3] Little Support for Most Specific Deficit Options: http://www.people-press.org/2012/12/13/as-fiscal-cliff-nears-democrats-have-public-opinion-on-their-side/

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