It’s especially noteworthy that the sentiment reflected in the headline above is not exclusive to Democrats and political independents.
The details are HERE:
President Barack Obama won the public argument over taxes so decisively that almost half of Republicans now say he has an election mandate to raise rates on the rich.
Majorities of about 2-to-1 also read the election results as an endorsement of Obama’s pledge to protect Social Security and Medicare benefits, according to a Bloomberg National Poll of 1,000 adults conducted Dec. 7-10.
And Obama confronts his first post-election test — negotiations with Congress to avert a slate ...