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Saturday, September 25, 2010
Healthcare: Repeal and Replace? GOP might be misreading the Tea (Party) leaves
Time, after time, after time, Republicans hammer away at the "fact" that most Americans didn't want the health care reforms that are now law. It's clear, the polling done over the last six to eight months has been pretty consistent in the opposition to the new health care law that began to go into effect in earnest just a few days ago. But when you dig deeper, opposition to health care reform mainly rest on the Republican side.
According to another AP-GfK poll, those that think the new reforms don't go far enough out number those who don't want government involved in health care at all by 2 to 1. Yes, that's right. Twice as many people feel the reforms don't go far enough.
Bottom line, most Americans wanted Healthcare Reform. They just wanted much bigger reforms.
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