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  •  You could also ask this way, and get a completely (0+ / 0-)

    different answer:

    Q:  In any health care proposal, how important do you feel it is to give people the choice between:

    a)a public plan administered by the federal government, like Medicare or the Veterans Administration, and

    b)a private plan for their health insurance?

    Q:  If you had to pick just one, which one would it be?

    That's why I hate the use of polls when debating matters of public importance.  Jesus didn't take polls.  Gandhi didn't take polls.   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. didn't take polls.  

    F#ck polls.  

    Having credibility when making an argument is the straightest path to persuasion.

    by SpamNunn on Thu Aug 20, 2009 at 02:21:26 PM PDT

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