Support for Obamacare ticks up after SCOTUS decision

Frankly, I'm surprised the jump in support wasn't larger. Many Americans respect the Supreme Court and even with a decision like the one last Thursday, tend to see SCOTUS as the final judge in matters Constitutional. The fact that sentiment to repeal the law has actually gotten stronger at the same time support has also grown, would seem to indicate that some voters actually favor repeal but respect the Court's decision. Reuters: Among all registered voters, support for the law rose to 48 percent in the online survey conducted after Thursday's ruling, up from 43 percent before the court decision. Opposition slipped to 52 percent from 57 percent. The survey showed increased backing from Republicans and, crucially, the political independents whose support will be essential to winning the November 6 presidential election. Thirty-eight percent of independents supported the healthcare overhaul. That was up from 27 percent from a Reuters/Ipsos poll taken days before the justices'...(Read Full Post)