Thursday, June 14, 2007

“The Progressive Majority: Why a Conservative America is a Myth,”

clipped from www.opednews.com
New Report Documents Progressive American Majority

Independent Public Polls Debunk Conventional Wisdom
That Americans Agree With Conservative Agenda

Report attached as PDF or available online at:


http://mediamatters.org/progmaj/

Washington, D.C. – Today, Media Matters for America and Campaign for America’s Future released a special report, “The Progressive Majority: Why a Conservative America is a Myth,” documenting how the conventional wisdom that Americans are overwhelmingly conservative is fundamentally false. Through decades of public opinion data from nonpartisan sources, the report shows the majority of Americans hold progressive positions on a broad range of issues.
The role of government -- 69 percent of Americans believe the government “should care for those who can’t care for themselves”;
The economy -- 77 percent of Americans think Congress should increase the minimum wage;
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