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Despite nonstop GOP and conservative disparagement of the Wall Street protests, the most detailed polling yet on Occupy Wall Street suggests that the public holds a broadly favorable view of the movement — and, crucially, the positions it holds
Time released a new poll this morning finding that 54 percent view the Wall Street protests favorably, versus only 23 percent who think the opposite. Interestingly, only 23 percent say they don’t have an opinion, suggesting the protests have succeeded in punching through to the mainstream. Also: The most populist positions espoused by Occupy Wall Street — that the gap between rich and poor has grown too large; that taxes should be raised on the rich; that execs responsible for the meltdown should be prosecuted — all have strong support.
Meanwhile, the poll found that only 27 percent have a favorable view of the Tea Party.
Originally posted by neo96
A Time Magazine poll eh Adolf Hitler was their man of the year and some nice mug shots of Oj Simpson.
seriously with the thumbs up we all know who reads Time its a big two thumbs down on my worthless meter
that poll is not even close to reflecting America.
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Q17. OVERALL, WHAT DO YOU THINK IS THE BEST WAY TO REDUCE THE FEDERAL BUDGET DEFICIT — BY CUTTING FEDERAL SPENDING, BY RAISING TAXES, OR BY A COMBINATION OF BOTH? Read more: swampland.time.com...
Originally posted by Wolf321
Not that you can really trust any polls anymore, I doubt the findings of this.
If you list out the values and demands of each group, Partiers vs Occupiers, Americans would identify more with those of the the Tea Party. I know that government has become more socialist, but I haven't seen enough to suggest that the people are.
Occupiers want more government control of business and personal lives. Partiers want less. I don't run a business, so between the two, I go with Partiers just because I don't want more government regulation of private individuals lives.