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US: Health Care (Rasmussen 10/10-11)


Rasmussen
10/10-11/09; 1,000 likely voters, 3% margin of error
Mode: IVR
(Rasmussen release)

National

Generally speaking, do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose or strongly oppose the health care reform plan proposed by President Obama and the congressional Democrats?
44% Strongly/Somewhat Favor, 50% Strongly/Somewhat Oppose (chart)

If the health care reform plan passes, will the quality of health care get better, worse, or stay about the same?
26% Better, 50% Oppose, 18% Same

If the health care reform plan passes, will the cost of health care go up, go down, or stay about the same?
51% up, 21% down, 19% Same

 

Comments
bongocongo:

OUTLIER!
WORTHLESS!

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RaleighNC:

Let them eat cake, say the democrats!

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Wong:

@Bongocongo

It would appear that even a broken clock is right twice a day.

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RAG2:

Funny that the poll does not "poll" people on the SPECIFICS of the health care proposalS--and it is plural, not a single plan by Obama and the Dems as implied in the question. In any case, most polls indicate that support for HC plans goes way up when people are asked about specific key provisions--i.e., guaranteed issue, subsidies, mandates, public option. Why does Raz just ask vague nebulous questions?

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RAG2:

PS. It also doesn't ask people what will happen to HC quality and prices if reform is NOT implemented, so the poll is even more misleading.

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RAG2:

PPS. In fact, the only thing that's fair about this poll is that it asks "likely voters" (although it may overestimate GOP turnout), not just "adults". Nevertheless, it still SHOULD be asking people's opinions on specific provisions of the plan (plans!), and what they think the cost of not acting would be.

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