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Voters are worried about new jobs created by the stimulus

by canderson

David’s quoted in this NYT article about the stimulus package. David argues that most voters are looking at the stimulus package in terms of how many jobs it can create and save.

David Winston, a Republican pollster, said that whatever big goals Mr. Obama and the base of the Democratic Party remain eager to achieve, voters for the most part are going to be focused on one thing: whether the economic measures sponsored by the new administration prove effective in halting and reversing job losses.

“He’s going to have to fit other issues into the larger narrative of the economy,” Mr. Winston said.

“Obama’s Battle on Stimulus Shows Threats to His Agenda” [NYTimes.com]