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Why Do Most Americans Support "Assistance To The Poor" But Oppose "Welfare"?


At first I thought it might be of interest to look at the average of the two since they results came from the same survey. After more thought on the issue I have decided that the true result of the comparison made in the article is really a statement of the ability of the respondents to think objectively, deeply, and quantitatively. I ended up wondering what was lacking in their education, such that they have diminished ability to discern the full context of the survey question. Drawing a full and complete conclusion from two simple questions is more than a bit self serving -- as the article demonstrates.


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