Gallup Poll: Public Overwhelmingly Prefers Spending Cuts to Tax Increases

July 2011
Moderate Voice;7/13/2011, p6
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The article focuses on a new Gallup poll which reveals that an overwhelming majority of Americans prefer spending cuts to outweigh or equal tax increases to balance the budget in the U.S. Respondents to broadly-worded surveys normally assume that spending cuts will only affect other people and will not affect things like the entitlement programs that benefit millions of Americans. The war between Republicans and Democrats regarding the nature of government budgeting is discussed.


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