Slanted Pew Poll: More Will Blame GOP for the Obama Sequester

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:40 am

When you want to manufacture a story this is how they do it.

While many Americans may be resigned to seeing automatic spending cuts in the budget sequester go into effect, the public is concerned about the potential impact of the reductions. A new national survey by the Pew Research Center and The Washington Post, conducted Feb. 21-24 among 1,000 adults, finds that most say the budget sequester would have a major effect on the economy as well as on the U.S. military. And by more than three-to-one (62%-18%), the public sees the impact on the economy as mostly negative rather than mostly positive.

But signs of public fatigue after a series of fiscal crises remain apparent. Just days before automatic federal spending cuts are set to take place, only a quarter are following the issue very closely. By comparison, four-in-ten were closely tracking the fiscal cliff debate in December a full month before the deadline.

It’s called Obama fatigue.

Here’s the sample breakdown. Move along, nothing to see here:

Meanwhile, the man who created the crisis continues to deny creating his crisis. And the media let’s him get away with it.

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