Mon Jan 7, 2013, 04:45 PM
babylonsister (148,906 posts)
Obama Seen as Clear Winner in Fiscal Cliff Fight, 57% to 20%
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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Obama Seen as Clear Winner in Fiscal Cliff Fight, 57% to 20% (Original post)
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Mon Jan 7, 2013, 06:10 PM
Tarheel_Dem (21,478 posts)
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.