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Policy on Syria: No intervention, would not press the U.N. to get involved. Preference is to allow a civil war. Would most likely not commit U.S. combat forces in any manner.
Position Data: Poll “Should the UN get involved in Syria?” from Feb. 16 to 29, 2012. 75% no, 25% yes.
Policy on Taxes: Taxes would remain the same for now. The next alternative would be a flat tax.
Position Data: Poll "Tax Reform" Feb. 18 to 29, 2012. Options were 1) Lower taxes for the wealthy, 2) Lower taxes for the poor, 3) Keep taxes same 4) Flat tax 50% Keep Taxes Same 50% Flat Tax
Changing personal image to become more electable: The candidate would evolve their electability image to compete with the incumbent. With 60% voters stating it is important, the candidate would develop characteristics that results in popular support for the candidate over the incumbent. This policy would probably depend on the debate performance of the candidate.
Position Data: Poll “Do you believe in the electability of a presidential candidate?” Feb 20 to 29, 2012. Options were 1) Important 2) Somewhat Important 3) Not Sure 4) Somewhat Important 5) No Important 60% Important 20% Somewhat Important 20% Not Sure
Policy on Border Wall: The President would not support a border wall.
Position Data: Poll “Border wall in border states?” Feb. 22 to 29, 2012. 57% Against 43% For
Policy on Funding Planned Parenthood: The President would support continued funding using Federal funds.
Position Data: Poll “Fund Planned Parenthood or not?” Feb. 22 to 29, 2012. 60% Yes, 40 No
Debate characteristics: The President would display debate characteristics similar to Mitt Romney’s performance in the February 22nd CNN Republican Debate.
Characteristic Data: Poll “Which Republican candidate did the best in the CNN debate (Feb. 22nd)?” Feb. 22 to 29, 2012. 67% Romney, 16.5% Santorum, 16.5% Gingrich
Domestic oil policy: The President will support drilling more domestic oil. It is unclear if the President would raise taxes on oil companies.
Policy Data: Poll Feb. 26 to Mar. 09. Options were 1) Raise taxes on oil companies 2) Keep taxes same & drill more 3) Raise taxes on oil companies & drill more 4) Raise taxes on oil companies & invest in green energy 50% Keep taxes the same & drill more, 25% Raise taxes & invest in green energy, 25% Raise taxes & drill more
Personal Characteristics: The President would not display personal characteristics similar to Lindsay Lohan.
Characteristic Data: Poll “Lindsay Lohan for President?” Feb. 22 closes on April 30. Options are 1) Yes, 2) No, 3) Who is Lindsay Lohan 4) Better off with Obama 66% No, 34% Who is Lindsay Lohan
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