July 19, 2009
Healthcare: It's the Cost, Stupid!
Democrats puzzling over the growing resistance to their universal healthcare proposal need puzzle no more. A new Rasmussen poll provides the answer - and a golden opportunity for Republicans to stop the Dems' healthcare legislation in its tracks seize control of the healthcare debate.The linchpin of the Democrats' plan and their main talking point in selling it is universal coverage. But according to the likely voters who participated in the poll (emphases are mine):Sixty-one percent (61%) of voters nationwide say that cost is the biggest health care problem facing the nation today.... [J]ust 21% believe the lack of universal health insurance coverage is a bigger problem. And that's just for starters as the rest of the poll is as, if not more, devastating (again, emphases are mine):Only 10% believe the quality of care is the top concern, and two percent (2%) point to the inconvenience factor of dealing with the current medical system.Given a choice...(Read Full Post)