Here’s a 2011 Washington Post/ABC poll showing that a whopping, let me repeat that, whopping 78% of those surveyed opposed cutting Medicare as a path to chipping away at the national debt. And an impressive, let me repeat that, whopping  69% opposed cutting Medicaid to chip away at the national debt. That’s massive, I repeat, massive support for America’s public health insurance programs for our elderly, disabled and low income citizens.

Americans also opposed small, across the board tax increases combined with modest Medicare and Social Security cuts as a way to reduce the debt.

The preferred option?

Raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

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One Response to Americans are progressive on key issues III

  1. The public are not afraid of modest tax increases if the system of taxation is fair.

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