Washington DC — At a press briefing convened by The Century Foundation, the Economic Policy Institute, and Demos, pollsters conveyed that the public is decisively opposed to all form of Social Security benefit cuts.
Read the press coverage:
Dan Froomkin of Huffington Post: Obama’s Social Security Talk Is Turning Voters Off, Pollsters Say
The Wall Street Journal’s Washington Wire by John McKinnon: Democratic Pollsters: Social Security Overhaul Could Help — and Hurt
Humberto Sanchez in National Journal Daily (requires account or trial): Liberals Warn About Tinkering With Social Security
John Amato at Crooks and Liars: Polls show President Obama’s talk on Social Security is turning voters off to the Democratic Party’s handling of the program
Digby: Solidifying Our Losses
Joan McCarter at DailyKos: Progressive pollsters warn against Social Security cuts
Greg Sargent at The Washington Post: Dem pollsters plead with Obama: Don’t touch Social Security!