Record opposition to Obamacare in new poll

Even the pro-Obamacare group at the Kaiser Foundation can't hide the bad news anymore; the health insurance plan is now opposed by an absolute majority of 51% while only 36% support it. Public support of last year's health care law hit an all-time low in October as many Democratic voters lost confidence that one of President Barack Obama's major programs will improve their lives, a new poll finds. For the first time, as many people believe the law won't make the country better off as believe it will. The poll found that 51 percent of the public now dislikes the law and only 34 percent favor it. The scores were the least favorable in the 19 months the Kaiser Family Foundation has been tracking public perceptions. (Kaiser Health News is an editorially independent program of the foundation.) The public's souring on the law is mostly due to a decrease in backing from Democrats, the poll found. When the Affordable Care Act was signed into law in March 2010, 78 percent of Democrats...(Read Full Post)