Liberalism is for losers.
(Rasmussen) — Voters remain slightly more conservative when it comes to fiscal policy than they are on social issues, while 29% still say they are conservative in both areas.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 10% of Likely Voters claim to be both fiscal and social liberals. A majority (61%), however, are some other combination.
Forty-four percent (44%) of voters classify themselves as conservative on fiscal issues such as taxes, government spending and business regulation. Nearly as many (40%) view themselves as moderate on these issues, while 12% feel they are fiscal liberals.
On social issues like abortion, public prayer and Church-state topics, 40% of voters consider themselves conservative. Thirty-one percent (31%) feel they are liberal in these areas, while 26% see themselves as socially moderate.