Which is more important to you? Economic growth or economic fairness? Barack Obama's campaign is focused on what's fair, and implementing the Robin Hood approach to economics - taking from the rich and giving to the poor. That message just isn't resonating with Americans not in the Occupy Wall Street movement. That is - yet.
Rasmussen Reports have found that voters view economic growth as much more important than economic fairness and think Mitt Romney favors growth while President Obama is more focused on fairness.
Sixty-two percent (62%) of Likely U.S. Voters consider encouraging economic growth as a more important role for the government than ensuring economic fairness. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 30% of voters believe it’s more important for the government to ensure economic fairness. (To see survey question wording, click here.)