Most Voters Believe that Democrats in Congress Want to Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending

3832905493_96c9e8fe71Editor’s Note – Wow, not exactly what you want voters believing two months from an election.

Just one more indicator that the Democrats will lose the majority in the House come November.  Curious just how Mr. ‘Tax and Spend’ Alan Grayson is going to spin this one to fool voters into thinking he’s on their side.

Remember this old saying folks; fool me once, shame on you, fool me twice, shame on me…


Most Voters Believe that Democrats in Congress Want to Raise Taxes, Increase Government Spending

Rasmussen Reports

Heading into the final two months of the mid-term election campaign, most voters believe that Democrats in Congress want to raise taxes and spending while Republicans in Congress want to cut taxes and spending.

At the same time, most voters believe that reducing taxes and spending would be good for the economy.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 62% of Likely Voters believe Congressional Democrats want to increase government spending. Only 16% believe the party wants to cut spending.

On the tax front, 59% believe that most Democrats in Congress want to increase taxes. Only 17% hold the opposite view.

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As for Republicans, 51% say that most Republicans want to cut government spending and 50% say they want to cut taxes.  Twenty-seven percent (27%) believe GOP legislators want to increase spending and 25% believe they want to increase taxes.

Sixty percent (60%) believe that tax cuts are good for the economy while 56% say tax hikes will hurt the economy.


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