Poll: Most Voters Think Raising Taxes Will Hurt the Economy

Only 27 percent think cuts will hurt


Most voters continue to see raising taxes as worse for the nation's economy than cutting government spending. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 54% of Likely Voters think raising taxes is more likely to hurt the economy than cutting government spending. Twenty-seven percent (27%) see cutting spending as worse, while 11% say neither will hurt the economy. (To see survey question wording, click here.)—See more at: http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/business/federal_budget/february_2013/54_say_raising_taxes_more_likely_to_hurt_economy_than_spending_cuts#sthash.34twxdcY.dpuf