Americans Overwhelmingly Back Government Spending on Job Programs
Apparently, America is full of Keynesians or at least regular people who understand the real crisis we are facing right now is the high unemployment, not long-term deficit projects. A new Gallup poll found that Americans overwhelmingly support government spending on jobs programs. From Gallup:
The poll found even a slim majority of Republicans supported the idea of the government spending money on job creation.
The official unemployment rate in the United States is 7.7 percent. Only a few years ago that would have been seen as a massive crisis but now it has been accepted by Washington and much of the media as simply the new normal.