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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Do Most Americans Agree With Democrats On The Issues?

According to the many experts, Republicans are expected to hold the House and could even take the Senate. This seems to be a perplexing turn of events for many in the media.

“Poll: Democrats’ advantage on key issues is not translating to a midterm-election edge,” reads the headline of a Washington Post piece by Dan Balz and Scott Clement examining the guts of a Washington Post-ABC News poll — which, in turn, is titled “Democrats hold issue advantage, but not on 2014 midterm vote.”

Take health care. The authors explain that despite “the problems with the health-care law’s implementation” (because only the “implementation” has been problematic, right?), “Democrats maintain an edge over Republicans on which party Americans trust to deal with the issue, by a margin of 44 percent to 36 percent.”

In hypothetical terms, Democrats do hold a lead on the “trust” between the two parties — a lead that has significantly contracted since Barack Obama held 20-point leads on a Republican challenger back in 2008. More significantly, though, what the authors left out of the story was that 15 percent of extraordinarily sensible voters say they don’t trust either party to handle their health care choices.



Anonymous said...

Vote Republican down the line.

We have a very important race coming up on July 24. Do not vote for any Democrats. In the County Council race you have Rick Pollitt, Ernie Davis, Kirby Travers, Tom Taylor, Josh Hastings, John Hall and Ron Pagano. Those guys are Democrats through and through. Voting for those guys is like voting for Obama. They are not conservative and they will tax you to death. Remember those names and DO NOT VOTE FOR THEM.

Anonymous said...

The answer to the question is yes.

Anonymous said...

A vote for a Democrat is a vote for the Communist party !

Anonymous said...

I guess only the democrat can read. Comments 1 and 3 don't answer the question. I agree. The answer is yes. Does that make most Americans communists? Not the last time I looked.

Anonymous said...

If Americans agree with the Socialist position it's because they have fallen victim to the lies, fraud, propaganda and deceit!