Elizabeth Warren says the U.S. economy is rigged….And Many conservatives agree!

General By: Tad Lumpkin 2:48 pm

(Washington Post)- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has built a sizable political profile — including the requisite presidential speculation — by espousing a simple idea: that the system is “rigged” against average Americans.

And you might be surprised who agrees with her: A whole bunch of conservatives.

 

 

According to a new Pew survey, 62 percent of Americans think that the economic system unfairly favors the powerful, and 78 percent think that too much power is concentrated in too few companies. The discontent isn’t limited to those who share Warren’s liberal ideology; 69 percent of young conservative-leaning voters and 48 percent of the most conservative voters agree that the system favors the powerful, according to Pew.

Although Warren seems an outlier in the legislative branch for her fiery discontent with inequality — and the role she says Wall Street plays in exacerbating it — the Pew survey suggests that the vast majority of Americans are at least open to her underlying premise.

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SOURCE: Elizabeth Warren says the U.S. economy is rigged….And Many conservatives agree!http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/06/27/elizabeth-warren-says-the-american-economy-is-rigged-many-conservatives-agree/?hpid=z4

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