1/25/11, "Poll: Unpopularity of Reform Spikes," Politico, Jennifer Haberkorn
"Public opposition to the health care reform law spiked to a record high in a new poll out today — but Americans don’t necessarily want Republicans to spend time trying to dismantle it.
- Fifty percent of Americans have unfavorable views of the law,
according to a joint survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health. Opposition to the law
- jumped 9 percentage points from last month and is the highest since April, when Kaiser began asking the question every month....
- has been driven largely by independents. Fifty-seven percent of independents had an unfavorable view of the law this month,
- (Politico apparently shy, uses the word "reform" in the headline which won't attract as much attention as "Obama Health bill" or "ObamaCare." "Reform" could mean anything. ed