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  •  I don't really see Obamacare (5+ / 0-)
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    HeyMikey, a2nite, R30A, askew, MichaelNY

    as becoming MORE unpopular, because it's just not going to hurt anyone. It may not HELP anyone as much as we hoped, but because of the massive wave of lies out there, people aren't expecting it to. So anything good at all that happens will be a plus. I was shocked to talk to a relatively knowledgable uninsured friend of mine who makes a very small income as a freelance artist who hadn't even looked at it because she didn't think it would help her family in any way she could afford. She's wrong.

    Ed FitzGerald for governor Of Ohio. Women's lives depend on it.

    by anastasia p on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 02:29:28 PM PDT

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    •  You're too rational. (0+ / 0-)

      Your problem is that you are intelligent and reasonably well-informed.

      If enough of the country turns out to be at least non-crazy, Obamacare should be at least mildly popular. But that's a big if.

      What a crazy world.

      "The true strength of our nation comes not from the might of our arms or the scale of our wealth, but from the enduring power of our ideals." - Barack Obama

      by HeyMikey on Mon Oct 21, 2013 at 02:58:27 PM PDT

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    •  The problem is that is a GOP narrative (1+ / 0-)
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      Of the polls which ask about Obamacare, the CBS and CNN polls are the only ones that question the law based on the nature of disfavor.  While both show Obamacare "losing" by double digit margins, CNN's poll has consistently shown that at least 12-15% of naysayers think the bill isn't liberal enough, which alone accounts for the margin between approvals.  A minority actually think that the bill is too liberal.  CBS asks whether people think that the bill is too liberal, about right, or not liberal enough.  "About right", and "not liberal enough" together consistently account for 50%+ of those polled.

      I agree that Obamacare is basically baked into the pie at this point, but it would be premature to say that it can't help, since it has really nowhere to go but up.  

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