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Here’s something to remember the next time you hear about all the “horrors” in the Canadian health care system, from a AP story published over the weekend.

A Harris-Decima poll published last month found that 82 percent of Canadians believe their system outdoes America’s, and 70 percent felt it was working very well or well.

Seems sort of strange that almost 3/4ths of nation would think their health care system was working well if it was the abject disaster the folks on the Right would have you believe.

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