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M&K's Retrievers
08-31-2010, 03:36 PM
Check out: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41611.html

Buzz
08-31-2010, 04:11 PM
Happy days are here again.

YardleyLabs
08-31-2010, 05:40 PM
Check out: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41611.html
Yep, there's a dramatic shift. Now, two percent more people are opposed to the health care reform bill than support it:


The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll has support for the bill dropping 7 percentage points in August — down to 43 percent — while opposition rose 10 points to 45 percent. That’s the weakest showing since May — and a far cry from the bump proponents had hoped to see as some of the law’s more consumer-friendly provisions kick in.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41611.html#ixzz0yE48xvO9

M&K's Retrievers
08-31-2010, 08:09 PM
Yep, there's a dramatic shift. Now, two percent more people are opposed to the health care reform bill than support it:


The Kaiser Health Tracking Poll has support for the bill dropping 7 percentage points in August — down to 43 percent — while opposition rose 10 points to 45 percent. That’s the weakest showing since May — and a far cry from the bump proponents had hoped to see as some of the law’s more consumer-friendly provisions kick in.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0810/41611.html#ixzz0yE48xvO9



That is the same article I referred to in the original post.

YardleyLabs
08-31-2010, 08:29 PM
That is the same article I referred to in the original post.
I know. I was simply pointing out how closely the pros and antis are balanced. The difference between them is not statistically different. Not exactly evidence of massive rejection.

M&K's Retrievers
08-31-2010, 11:39 PM
I know. I was simply pointing out how closely the pros and antis are balanced. The difference between them is not statistically different. Not exactly evidence of massive rejection.

A quote from the last paragraph of the article...

"While many of these provisions have proved popular in polls, the popularity of the the overhaul on the whole hasn't improved. Plus, opposition to other provisions - namely requirement that nearly all Americans buy insurance coverage - has increased. The so-called "individual mandate" was opposed by 70% of the Kaiser poll respondents."