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It is all in the phrasing of the question.

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by A swedish kind of death on Fri Aug 12th, 2011 at 07:58:30 AM EST
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And the question was:

Si la France devait réduire sa dette et ses déficits publics, préféreriez-vous qu'elle le fasse principalement... ?
... en réduisant fortement ses dépenses
... en augmentant fortement les impôts


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by A swedish kind of death on Fri Aug 12th, 2011 at 08:06:09 AM EST
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Instead of asking about taxes and services, or revenues and expenses, they ask about taxes and expenses.

I bet they didn't think of asking about revenues and services.

Economics is politics by other means

by Migeru (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Fri Aug 12th, 2011 at 08:28:50 AM EST
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I bet they didn't think of asking about revenues and services.

Yeah, it is unthinkable, especially if they value their current job.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Aug 13th, 2011 at 06:17:00 PM EST
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