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Bloomberg News hid conflicting fiscal-cliff poll numbers, pushed results favorable to Obama

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Daily Caller

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 that’s 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 Obama’s 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.

 

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  1. Tim

    December 16th, 2012

    Bloomberg is BO’s bitch.

    Scuse me – ONE of BO’s many bitches.

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  2. jeckelmyhyde

    December 16th, 2012

    What do facts have to do with anything…

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