Sunday, June 21, 2009

Public option popular

Yet another poll, this one from CBS/NYT showing 72% of the respondents support a public health care option. As Taegan notes, "Most also think the government would do a better job than private industry at keeping down costs and believe that the government should guarantee health care for all Americans." Yet the Senate Dems are thinking of dropping it from the plan in order to "win Republican support for the bill." For crying out loud. When are these people going to get it? Screw the GOPers. Give the people what they want.

If they sell out on this, I swear, I'm going to embark on a one-woman campaign to throw every last one of them out whenever they're up for re-election.

On a related note, my man Robert Reich has some excellent advice for Obama on how to protect the public option. He says to screw the GOPers too and wisely advises Obama to put aside the rest of his agenda for a while and focus on health care until this is resolved.

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Blogger Ruth said...

Dr. Krugman did a number on that poll this a.m., and that the tax cuts costs a lot more than the CBO figure for giving the public what it needs.

11:49:00 AM  
Blogger Libby Spencer said...

Saw that Ruth. Love the good Dr. more and more every day.

12:12:00 PM  

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