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:

Next, suppose that on Election Day you could vote on key issues as well as candidates. Would you vote for or against -- [RANDOM ORDER]?

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.