Voters continue to overwhelmingly oppose cuts to Social Security and Medicare as a way to reduce the deficit. By a 50 point margin, they oppose including cuts to these programs as part of a potential Super Committee proposal (70 percent oppose, 20 percent support).
Opposition to these cuts remains strong across party lines as 82 percent of Democrats, 73 percent of Independents, and 58 percent of Republicans oppose
including cuts to Social Security and Medicare in the proposal.
They would punish members of Congress and President Obama for supporting such cuts,
and reward each for opposing them...