Poll: 57 Percent Support Ponies for All

Jim Harper at the Cato blog is psyched by a poll showing that “54 percent of the 1,013 adults polled said they thought [the government] was trying to do too many things that should be left to individuals and businesses.” The good news for libertarianism as a political movement is that polls almost always show that. The bad news for libertarianism as a political movement is that, um, polls almost always show that. Meanwhile, polls don’t show any serious support for cutting spending on anything in particular, which makes it very hard to cut spending.

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