How Ill-Informed Are Americans?

Enough to make a shift to fiscal sanity a very heavy load:

According to our poll the public estimates that the government spent five percent of its budget last year on public television and radio.

It's 0.1 percent. But the public does grasp the share of public funding going to social security. They just don't want to touch it.

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