You Have an Incredibly Popular Debt Plan That Can't Pass? So Do We!

Weigel
Reporting on Politics and Policy.
July 22 2011 1:57 PM

You Have an Incredibly Popular Debt Plan That Can't Pass? So Do We!

This is the result from CNN's latest poll that gives Republicans confidence that they can keep taking Cut, Cap, and Balance to the voters.

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Republicans are right: Even if voters don't understand the nitty gritty of CCB, they basically support it. Do Democrats have anything on offer that's this popular?

Well, yes.

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Everyone has a plan that 2/3 of voters support! Republicans have one that would require 20 Senate Democrats to side with them; Democrats have one that would need to pass a Republican House. So I take it back: No one has a popular plan that can pass.

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

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