Americans Are Becoming More Conservative

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A recent Gallup poll found that 46% now see themselves as fiscally conservative compared to 20% who see themselves as liberal. President Obama is having a positive effect on the economy – he is creating more conservatives.

A Rasmussen poll of May 15th, found 51% of Likely U.S. Voters trust Romney more than Obama when it comes the economy, while 39% trust the president more. Ten percent (10%) are undecided. Check out Rasmussen.

Post-ABC poll put jobs and the economy as the top voters’ concerns with neither Obama nor Romney holding a significant advantage.

Gallup:  by Jeffrey M. Jones

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans are more than twice as likely to identify themselves as conservative rather than liberal on economic issues, 46% to 20%. The gap is narrower on social issues, but conservatives still outnumber liberals, 38% to 28%.

Thinking about economic issues, would you say your views on economic issues are -- [ROTATED: very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal (or) very liberal]? Thinking about social issues, would you say your views on social issues are -- [ROTATED: very conservative, conservative, moderate, liberal, (or) very liberal]?

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