It's Almost Like People Have Noticed That They Are Working Very Hard and Getting Nowhere Fast

A CNN/ORC International survey released today has found that a majority of US respondents want the government to implement policies that reduce the income gap:
A majority of Americans surveyed believe the government should work to reduce the income gap between rich and the poor, according to a new national poll.

A CNN/ORC International survey released Wednesday indicates more than six in 10 Americans strongly or somewhat agree that the government should work to narrow that gap, compared to 30% who believe it should not.

"That sentiment may put Republicans in a difficult position, because nearly seven in 10 of those surveyed believe GOP policies favor the rich compared to the 30% of respondents who said Democratic policies benefit the wealthy," said CNN Polling Director Keating Holland.

...Most Republicans oppose such measures, and nine in 10 Democrats favor them. Among independents, two-thirds believe the government should work to reduce the income gap.
It's not the sentiment that puts Republicans in a difficult position. It's their policies. Like being opposed to raising the minimum wage to a paltry $10.10, and THINKING THAT PEOPLE AREN'T ENTITLED TO FOOD.

The Republican Party has spent a very long time winning elections on the basis of obfuscation and scapegoating, instead of winning on facts and superior policy. But they can't spin the reality that people are hurting, and they want the pain to stop already.

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