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Everyone to blame for super committee's failure: Ipsos poll

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 03:29

Nov. 23 - An IPSOS/Reuters poll shows that blame for the super committee's failure to reach a U.S. debt deal is shared equally between Republican & Democrat lawmakers and the President.

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Democrats and Republicans have been pointing the finger at each other for the failure is super committee to reaching deal this week. And it may not have worked according to the latest Reuters it says -- Taken just after the lawmakers conceded deadlock for more I'm joined by the young managing director of US public sector practice at its us. -- respondents blaming for the failure the committee. While they're really planning every. It's a pox on all their houses. No one individual or party wins are witnesses of the net effect is just as general. Oh white -- of all politics and Washington general. And it's a kind of offense that is kind of reinforces Americans overall cynicism about the local system writ large as and more specifically Washington. Still most of those people polled were unaware of the issues around the super committee says it's something the public is concern about. Well the concern about debt reduction in deficit reduction. Super committee specifically is much more beltway talk it's very specific kind of thing Americans -- necessary attention to. They're much more worried about food on the table and picking kids up at school. I would remind them it's about debt reduction in deficit reduction of fair concern and why. Because Americans -- that -- And that debt problem with America's long term competitiveness. People say the logic is filing. My kid's life might not be as good as mine because of this debt problem. Think divide between the Democrat and Republican respondents. Otherwise I mean they're blaming everyone but Republicans tend to blame the Democrats and the Democrats blame Republicans so there's always that sort of divide. But also fasting at this poll. Is that the divide was -- its darker crystallize as we normally see usually we see Democrats Republicans. I'm really divided on their use of a given issue this one was much more Malays are might everyone's apple. Respondents when they thought everyone was at fault not there should be some compromise what do you think the best approach was dissolving issue. Well all put this poll as well as many other polls that we've done with Reuters suggests that most Americans. Fall somewhere in the middle they realize that. On the one hand access have to be raised on the other hand thing programs have to be -- -- some sort of hybrid mix solution. Is basically where the mortal or median American falls some sort of mix or hybrid. Did the failure of the super committee affect the respondents likelihood to vote in the 2012 election. Don't really ultimately going to be driven by the big macro issues at hand the economy and jobs. And link to that long term debt reduction and you asked about presidential candidates who -- the respondents think is best suited to handle the budget mess. Well you know on average it was Obama so we -- Obama gets all the other Republican candidates he intended to do better. Of all the Republican candidate probably did the best but that's let's reflect reflection on how they feel specifically about Romney on the issue. And more how they're looking at Romney today although smokers are polling has shown that -- has become. Very differentiated VCU the other Republican candidates people assigned to see and expect Republicans are saying is seeing him as as presidential material. Cliff young Leavitt says thanks much. Think you know I'm Rhonda schaffler this is writers.

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Everyone to blame for super committee's failure: Ipsos poll

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 03:29