Greg Sargent POINTS OUT how conflicted some Americans are regarding the federal government:
A new poll out from Hofstra University, which dug deep into the opinions of suburban voters — a key national swing consistuency — is pretty interesting along these lines. It finds Obama and Mitt Romney exactly split among these voters. But on the questions of government spending and regulation, their verdict is clear: They are inclined against them in the abstract, but are adamantly opposed to cutting them when the talk turns to specifics.
More than seven in 10 suburban residents say they favor cutting federal spending ...