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  • cure_time_varies cure_time_varies Feb 27, 2013 9:43 AM Flag

    Republicans oppose the cuts their congressional leaders seem so anxious to embrace


    The Republicans’ problem with the sequester goes back to two fundamental principles: voters don’t want the cuts, and they reject the GOP “cuts only” formula.

    Pew examined public views on 19 areas of government spending. In 18 of the 19 cases, majorities of Americans rejected cuts. Only “aid to the world’s needy” proved an exception, but even in that category a plurality opposed cuts.

    Not surprisingly, Republicans were more willing to cut than Democrats, but pluralities or majorities of Republicans opposed cutting funds for healthcare, environmental protection, scientific research, energy, the State Department, food and drug inspection, education, infrastructure, veterans and in seven other areas — nearly all of which are on the chopping block if the sequester happens.

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