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Mon Jan 7, 2013, 04:45 PM

Obama Seen as Clear Winner in Fiscal Cliff Fight, 57% to 20%

http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/01/07/obama_seen_as_clear_winner_in_fiscal_cliff_fight.html

January 07, 2013

Obama Seen as Clear Winner in Fiscal Cliff Fight

A new Pew Research survey finds President Obama is viewed as the clear political winner in the fiscal cliff negotiations, 57% to 20%, "but the legislation itself gets only a lukewarm reception from the public: As many disapprove as approve of the new tax legislation, and more say it will have a negative than positive impact on the federal budget deficit, the national economy and people like themselves."

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 04:50 PM

1. Wow. I knew it was in his favor, but that's surprising. n/t

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Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:10 PM

2. That's a good result. I hope the public will be as astute when it comes to the spending cuts the...

GOP are now framing as "leverage". The president needs to force them out into the open re: where these cuts are supposed to come from. This is as much about "leadership" (their new favorite word), on their part, as it is on the president's.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 07:15 PM

3. That's great

It's important. The US loves its winners and can be brutal on those they see as losers. Let's hope that holds true now.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Mon Jan 7, 2013, 08:00 PM

4. K&R for educating..

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