Most want ‘fiscal cliff’ compromise but oppose cuts that may be part of deal

Most Americans want President Obama and congressional Republicans to compromise on a budget agreement, though they, too, are unhappy about the options that would avert the “fiscal cliff,” according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.

The strong support for compromise belies widespread public opposition to big spending cuts that are likely to be part of any deal. [cont.]

Jon Cohen & Philip Rucker, Washington Post