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Republicans are losing
the spending argument

Washington Post, by Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake

Original Article

Posted By:mikkins2, 2/27/2013 3:36:33 PM

For the past several years, congressional Republicans have focused relentlessly on a single message: Washington — led by President Obama — is spending too much money, and it needs to stop. But according to new Washington Post-ABC News polling, that laser-like focus isn’t helping Republicans win the argument over federal spending — with 67 percent of those tested disapproving of the “way Republicans in Congress are handling federal spending.”

Comments:
Of course both the Republican Establishment and the Washington Post want you to believe this assessment of these results. Its purposely misleading.

The entire dynamic of the poll would be changed if one more question was added.

Do you disapprove of the way federal spending is being handled because:
a)Not enough is being spent.
b)Not enough is being cut.

Do the math.

Got Tea?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/27/2013 4:12:42 PM     (No. 9199520)

Its a FACT, not an argument. One always knows the truth from the WP because its the opposite to the WP story. If this was true WP wouldn´t feel the need to "report" it. The only reason for the WP or any of the LSM to do a report is to mislead and lie about the subject.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: plex, 2/27/2013 4:13:55 PM     (No. 9199522)

Well, yeh, I disapprove of the way Republicans are handling spending. They aren´t standing their ground on not spending.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Crosscut, 2/27/2013 4:16:26 PM     (No. 9199527)

Boehner is inept and incompetent as Speaker. He never should have been re-elected to the post. The House needs someone who knows how to fight these socialist and leftist terds.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 2/27/2013 4:33:49 PM     (No. 9199560)

No, WaPo presstitutes, they´re not, except in your echo chamber.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Father of Internet, 2/27/2013 4:54:22 PM     (No. 9199592)

According to a poll of readers (which have been slipping in numbers for years), a large majority don´t believe the Washington Post or approve of their bias. That´s a real POLL you can believe in.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: edgar, 2/27/2013 5:04:58 PM     (No. 9199599)

Look at Greece and Italy. Once you give "the people" free stuff, they get angry if you try to take it away. Especially when all you hear from Dear Leader is that the rich will pay for it.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice, 2/27/2013 5:26:27 PM     (No. 9199625)

Says who? WaPoo??

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nimby, 2/27/2013 6:20:26 PM     (No. 9199689)

Never understood why the republicans re-elected Boehner and McConnell? They should have been fired from their positions.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 2/27/2013 6:58:10 PM     (No. 9199737)

Yeah right, #8; the fools can´t even successfully oppose the full weight of the Federal government...

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