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You would never know it from much of the media coverage, but it turns out that most people do not actually support repealing the Affordable Care Act. 

As usual, Steve Benen with the Washington Monthly provides some enlightening context to the latest polls about the health care law.

…while those with unfavorable attitudes towards the Affordable Care Act outnumber supporters, most Americans want the law left intact or expanded, not repealed. That’s probably not what Republicans hoped to see.

2 Comments


  1. Jimmy

    December 1, 2011 at 8:09 am

    I’m still trying to figure out how we afford it. If you look at Massachusetts, it ran up healthcare costs to the point they are among the highest in the nation, and did nothing for access to treatment.

  2. Single Payer Action

    December 1, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    PPACA does NOT address costs

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