THAT AGENDA SOUNDS FAMILIAR…. A new Bloomberg poll points to public attitudes on economic growth. It seems the Neo-Hooverite agenda isn’t gaining steam.

Americans want their government to create jobs through spending on public works, investments in alternative energy or skills training for the jobless.

They also want the deficit to come down. And most are ready to hand the bill to the wealthy.

A Bloomberg National Poll conducted Dec. 3-7 shows two- thirds of Americans favor taxing the rich to reduce the deficit.

Cuts to Social Security and Medicare were wildly unpopular.

In other words, here’s a poll showing widespread support for the Democratic economic agenda. Let’s hope it makes the rounds on the Hill.

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Follow Steve on Twitter @stevebenen. Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.