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Britney Spears or State Legislators? Poll Suggests No Difference When it Comes to Handling Finances

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In an attention grabbing poll, California's legislature slightly edged out Britney Spears when polled Californians were asked who they would rather see manage their family budget.

"Thirty-five percent of respondents said they would opt to have the Legislature manage their money, with 31 percent preferring to put Ms. Spears in charge. Thirty-four percent of those surveyed either didn't know or refused to answer the question," reports the Sacramento Bee's Capitol Alert.

Who would do such a poll? A Los Angeles based man, of course.

Mortgage broker Philip Tirone commissioned Wilson Research for $10,000 to conduct the poll with that question for a campaign he's called No to Sacramento, which protests an additional 10% withholding in state's personal income tax.

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But as the Bee notes, "an additional 10 percent of our state tax withholdings in order to run the state."