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Despite More People Identifying as Conservative, Majority Still Dislike Republicans | Care2 Causes

Despite More People Identifying as Conservative, Majority Still Dislike Republicans | Care2 Causes

Don’t believe that the attitudes of the American voting public are complicated going into the 2012 elections? Well, here are a few tidbits from the latest polling by Gallup and the Democracy Corps that will show you just how conflicted everyone is. There are more conservatives than liberals, by a 2 to 1 margin . “The Gallup survey found that 40 percent of Americans consider themselves conservative; 35 percent consider themselves moderate; and 21 percent see themselves as liberal. The figures did not change from 2010.” However… More people would rather see President Barack Obama controlling the country than congressional Republicans . “By a slim margin, Americans would rather President Barack Obama have more influence over the direction of the country than Republicans in Congress…The survey finds that 46 percent would prefer that the president set the course of the country ...

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