Here’s an unwelcome number for President Barack Obama and Democrats who are insisting Congress raise the U.S. debt ceiling without strings attached: 61%.
That’s the percentage of Americans who agreed in a Bloomberg poll that it’s “right to require spending cuts when the debt ceiling is raised even if it risks default.”
On Thursday, like virtually every other day for the past few weeks, the White House and Democrats like Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said “nothing doing” when it comes to conditions for raising the borrowing limit. White House press secretary Jay Carney even mocked a Republican wish list.
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