What a Difference a Year Makes: GOP Gains on Major Issues
10:30 AM, Jul 14, 2009 • By GARY ANDRES
The poll finds voters trust Republicans more than Democrats on eight of ten major electoral issues, a stunning turnaround compared to previous research. According to Rasmussen:
The comparisons to last summer are dramatic. I went back and checked the same Rasmussen data from one year ago. Last July, voters trusted Democrats more on 7 of the same 10 issues. Republicans only led on one: national security, while the two parties were statistically tied on immigration and Iraq. What a difference a year makes.
These numbers follow earlier evidence of slippage in the president's numbers among independent voters last week.