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Higher Taxes For Social Spending Not Popular With Anyone

April 10, 2009

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http://www.ibdeditorials.com/Polls.aspx?id=323649446122946#pollb

IBD/TIPP Poll: Higher Taxes For Social Spending Not Popular With Anyone

Posted: Friday, April 03, 2009 4:30 PM PT

Given the stark partisan split in the country among Democrats, Republicans and independents, it’s a bit surprising that one issue seems to unite them all: They don’t want to pay more taxes to fund social programs, a recent IBD/TIPP Poll shows. Indeed, none of the 28 demographic groups tracked by the IBD/TIPP Poll favored the idea. That includes Democrats, among whom only 33% supported higher taxes for more social spending. On the other end of the political spectrum, just 3% of Republicans said they like the idea.

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