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Poll: Republicans Support Government Health Care

Believe it or not, most Republicans’s polled hanker for “socialism” … while their leaders spam the media with disingenuous froth, and 45,000 people a year go to their graves because they can’t afford proper health care. Where, I ask, is the “intelligent design” in politics? Has there ever been a political party as asinine as these programmed, McCarthyite, hypocritical Republicans, gay or not? – AC

September 28, 2009

The new CBS/New York Times poll not only shows overwhelming support for the public option — including a plurality of self-identified Republicans. The poll asked this question: “Would you favor or oppose the government offering everyone a government administered health insurance plan — something like the Medicare coverage that people 65 and older get — that would compete with private health insurance plans?” The top-line result is 65% in favor, 26% opposed. Among Democrats only, it’s 81%-12%, and independents are at 61%-30%. And among Republican respondents, 47% are in favor, to 42% opposed. – Drudge Report

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