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63% of Americans Predicted Obama Would Cave to Republicans

December 7th, 2010 by mopns · No Comments

Just a few short weeks ago, the liberals were giddy over the prospects of intraparty warfare between the tea party activists and the Republican establishment come next Congress.

The daily analysis we heard from the Democrat talking heads was, not how were the Democrats going to rebound from the shellacking they were about to take, but how would Republican leadership deal with newly elected tea partiers within their midst. After the President capitulated last night from his campaign promises and gave in to the Republicans, we’re now hearing from these talking heads the possibility of a primary challenge to the president from within his own party. My how things have changed!

December 3rd:

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of Likely Voters say it’s at least somewhat likely the Bush tax cuts will be extended for all taxpayers, including 24% who say it’s Very Likely. Thirty percent (30%) say it’s not likely Congress will vote to extend the tax cuts for all, but only six percent (6%) say it’s Not At All Likely. (To see survey question wording,

In November, 50% of Americans preferred extending the Bush administration tax cuts for all Americans, but 44% favored their extension for everyone except the wealthy.

Many Democrats were initially opposed to any extension of the tax cuts, but most voters have consistently favored their continuation in surveys since August. Read more…

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