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  •  Against the public option? (0+ / 0-)

    Um, not sure what polls you've been looking at, but you might want to take a look at the ones cited above in the diary:

    Most recent polls show that the majority of Americans support a public option. Recent polling from Washington Post/ABC News, Time, and McClatchy all show more than 50 percent support for a public option; two Quinnipiac polls and a New York Times/CBS News poll show more than 60 percent support; and an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows 46 percent support for a public option:

    Quinnipiac: 62 percent support "public option."...

    Washington Post/ABC News: 54 percent support a "government-run plan." ...

    Time: 56 percent favor a "government-sponsored" option....

    NY Times/CBS News: 66 percent favor a "government administered" plan....

    McClatchy: 52 percent say "it is necessary to create a public health insurance plan." ...

    NBC News/Wall Street Journal: 46 percent favor a plan "administered by the federal government." ...

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