Economists Support Obama over McCain

According to a study, a majority of leading U.S. economists prefer Barack Obama.

The Economist magazine sent the questionaire to 683 researchers at the National Bureau of Economic Research. 163 responded. Out of 72 unaffliated with a political party, 71% believed Obama had a clearer scope of the U.S. economy.

“Even among Republicans Mr Obama has the edge: 46% versus 23% say Mr Obama has the better grasp of the subject,” according to the survey. 

A majority also preferred Obama’s tax plan.

Link: Examining the Candidates

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