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Kaiser survey finds “Public Support For Health Reform Increases in September”

The following stood out.

Democrats remain overwhelmingly in favor of tackling health care now (77%), while most Republicans say we cannot afford to do so (63%) and independents are more evenly divided (51% in favor and 44% opposed).

http://www.kff.org/kaiserpolls/posr092909nr.cfm

What should we cut?

How about we repeal the 2001 and 2003 tax cuts?

How about medicare part D?

Republicans complaining about costs make me chuckle.

Republicans seem to agree that something must be done.
But they don’t want to do anything.
Maybe Snowe will come through.

Reconciliation.

Republicans have used it in the last decade – they assume the short memory of average Joe will allow them to disregard their own history and pretend like reconciliation is an outlandish and rarely used tactic.