Sunday, September 19, 2010

NYT takes a hard look at its own polling on the deficit

FAIR Blog points out this bit from the NYT article a few days ago on their latest poll:
The economy and jobs are increasingly and overwhelmingly cited by Americans as the most important problems facing the country, while the deficit barely registers as a topic of concern when survey respondents were asked to volunteer their worries.
Indeed. The full results are here. On page 4 are the numbers for "What do you think is the most important problem facing the country today?" Economy gets 32%, Jobs 28%, and nothing else gets more than a few percentage points. Deficit gets 3%.

Previously on bsom: NYT Alleges 'Widespread Public Anger at Deficits'


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