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Hope, Change, and Self-Governance

Scott Rasmussen of Rasmussen Reports had an article in yesterday’s WSJ.  Reflecting on his polling data, Rasmussen asserts that Americans want neither Democrat nor Republican candidates or politicians–but rather, a return to self-governance. He also states:

Voters today want hope and change every bit as much as in 2008.  But most have come to recognize that if we have to rely on politicians for the change, there is no hope.  At the same time, Americans instinctively understand that if we can unleash the collective wisdom and entrepreneurial spirit of the American people, there are no limits to what we can accomplish.

You can hear more of Scott Rasmussen’s predictions on November 30, when he will join us for our 2010 Election Recap.  Scott will be discussing the trends he sees in Connecticut and across the nation.  Sign up today, as space is limited.  Direct all questions to Jessica at (860) 297-4271 or jessica@yankeeinstitute.org

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