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    6/25/2013 5:00:22 PM Posted by Hillary Cherry

    By: Ben Smith, Sarah T. Hermann Intern Scholar

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    In spite of all the attempts to persuade viewers otherwise, 47% of mainstream media news channel viewers agree that the federal government is hurting economic recovery. According to a survey launched by Young American's Foundation and conducted by the polling company, inc., nearly twice as many students believe that the federal government is mostly hurting economic recovery.

    Looking closer at the numbers, 58% of students polled who watch Comedy Central held the highest belief that the federal government was hurting the economy-in second was the 49% of students who watch Fox News. Surprisingly, 47% of students who watch CNN also agreed that the federal government was hurting the economy.

    Therefore, even with rampant statements from leftists and their comrades in the media, many students across the country believe that government involvement is hurting the economy and want the government to get out of the way.

     

     

    Ben Smith is a rising senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he is double majoring in political science and history with an American concentration.

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