In a recent survey sponsored by the Robert Woods Johnson Foundation, 65 percent of physicians indicated approval of the concept of a “public option” to expand health care in America.Well, 65% is a pretty big number. Read the remainder of the article. It's very good and the author is no slouch, political hack.
But, what about ordinary people:
A clear majority of Americans -- 72 percent -- support a government-sponsored health care plan to compete with private insurers, a new CBS News/New York Times poll finds.
But of course, America and the popular media is fixated by some prankster kid and a balloon:
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