Panetta-Burns budget plan to solve the deficit
"A new poll from Public Policy Polling found that an impressive 39 percent of Americans have an opinion about the Simpson-Bowles deficit reduction plan.
Before you start celebrating the new, sweeping reach of the 2010 commission's work, consider this: Twenty-five percent of Americans also took a stance on the Panetta-Burns plan.
What's that? You're not familiar with Panetta-Burns? That's probably because its "a mythical Clinton Chief of Staff/former western Republican Senator combo" that PPP dreamed up to test how many Americans would profess to have an opinion about a policy that did not exist. They found one in four voters to do just that.
Panetta-Burns' nonexistent policy proposals were supported by 8 percent and opposed by 17 percent of the voters surveyed. Simpson-Bowles' real policy proposals had stronger favorables, with 23 percent support and 16 percent opposition." snip end quote
Which tells us what - that people will tell polls what they think the polls want to hear? That people pretend they know more then they actually do? That polls love to troll the populace?
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