The Liberal Rebellion That Wasn’t: 65 Percent Support McConnell Tax Deal

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The Pew Research Center comes through with the number of the day: 65, as in the percentage of self-identified liberals who support the tax deal Barack Obama made with Republican Mitch McConnell over the objections of House Democrats. Despite the noise by some on the left, this is not a sign that Obama is jeopardizing the support of his base.

After the jump I have posted the exact question that was asked.

UPDATE: Greg Sargent points out that internals from a recent Washington Post poll find similar results: 68 percent of Democrats support the deal.

“As you may know, Barack Obama and Congressional Republicans have reached an agreement to extend tax cuts and unemployment benefits. From what you’ve read and heard, do you strongly approve, approve, disapprove or strongly disapprove of this plan?”