The latest Washington Post ABC poll has some dramatic results
In the new poll, fully 50 percent of conservative Republicans and “strong” tea party supporters say the GOP leadership is too unwilling to make a deal on the deficit. “
When they’ve lost the tea partyers they are in trouble.
More than eight in 10 — including 80 percent of Republicans — say there would be serious harm to the U.S. economy if the government could not continue to borrow money to fund its operations and pay its debts after Aug. 2.
I wouldn’t be surprised if, had the question been asked that way, a plurality would say they opposed raising the debt ceiling.
Finally cutting Medicaid is the least popular option for reducing the deficit opposed by 74%. You read that right Medicaid.
Full results can be found with repeated clicking (in the past, the Washington Post didn’t hide them so thoroughly).