Apparently, America is full of Keynesians or at least regular people who understand the real crisis we are facing right now is the high unemployment, not long-term deficit projects. A new Gallup poll found that Americans overwhelmingly support government spending on jobs programs. From Gallup:
The poll found even a slim majority of Republicans supported the idea of the government spending money on job creation.
The official unemployment rate in the United States is 7.7 percent. Only a few years ago that would have been seen as a massive crisis but now it has been accepted by Washington and much of the media as simply the new normal.