Responsible adult 49% Spoiled child 47% No opinion 5%Same question, asked about Republicans in Congress:
Responsible adults 25% Spoiled children 69% No opinion 6%Same question, asked about Democrats in Congress:
Responsible adults 35% Spoiled children 58% No opinion 7%Headline for the article reporting the poll: "CNN Poll: GOP would bear the brunt of shutdown blame."
What surprises me is how nearly everyone was willing to accept the push of the responsible adult/spoiled child dichotomy. And I wonder whether Democrats or Republicans were more likely to accept the invitation to think in those terms.