Skip to comments.Bloomberg News hid conflicting fiscal-cliff poll numbers, pushed results favorable to Obama
Posted on 12/15/2012 4:25:00 PM PST by lowbridge
A poll conducted last week by an Iowa-based firm showed Americans are conflicted about whether or not to support raising tax rates on wealthy Americans to avert the so-called fiscal cliff. But thats not how Bloomberg News, which commissioned the poll, reported the results Thursday.
In a story headlined Americans Back Obama Tax-Rate Boost Tied to Entitlements, Bloomberg emphasized only that the poll showed most Americans support President Barack Obamas insistence on increasing taxes for high-income earners.
A majority of Americans say President Barack Obama is right to demand that tax-rate increases for the highest earners be a precondition for a budget deal that cuts U.S. entitlement programs, the story, written by reporter Julie Hirschfeld Davis, began.
The poll asked respondents, President Obama has said he will not negotiate with Republicans on cuts to entitlement programs, including Medicare, until they agree to raise tax rates on the wealthy. Do you think he is right or wrong to insist on that as a precondition to broader negotiations?
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Bloomberg has become worse than CNBC.
At least cnbc has Rick Santelli.
So an MSM outlet lied—Color me shocked. </s>
You won’t find a MSM organization that actually tells the truth. That includes the financial ones. They have all been infiltrated.
of course they cover for obama...
just one question...If obama wants to make America a gun FREE country...are he and all the other former Presidents willing to give up their Secret Service guards??? after all a lot of money can be saved there and obama can pay down his 16T$$ debt.
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