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The spin cycle

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John Brummett is grumbling about this and that today. He reviews, for example, poll results on the gas severance tax and notes, on a straight-up question on the tax alone, majority support (or opposition ) was lacking. But add to the proposition that the tax won't find its way to gas bills (which it won't) and that it benefits a worthy purpose (which it will), and voters tended to favor it. Is this spin? Or is it relevant, factual context? Arkansas has a rich history of approving taxes for dedicated purposes and opposing general levies for unspecified purposes. I think this suggests a greater sophistication on the part of voters than some want to give them credit for.

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