Hey, it’s not like every poll taken since the bill passed found Americans overwhelmingly support repealing the law.
BEN LABOLT: Mitt Romney is campaigning against the American people when he wants to repeal the affordable care act. By a 10- to 15-point margin, the American people disagree with him—and he’s proposed no alternative. He says he’s campaigning on replace—
RUSSERT: There’s a lot of polls that show that the American people are not in favor of the affordable care act, especially amongst independent voters.
LABOLT: They’re certainly not in favor of repeal and they believe that this is a settled debate, if you look at the polling, and they support the individual provisions within it. Mitt Romney has made the central premise of his candidacy with his record at Bain.
A Quinnipiac University poll released last week found 49 percent of Americans support the repeal of the Affordable Care Act; 47 percent said the law should remain. Independent voters support repeal by a 49 to 41 margin.
A Washington Post/ABC poll released Monday showed a plurality of adults (38 percent) view Romney’s call to repeal the law a “major reason to support” his candidacy; 29 percent said it was a major reason to oppose his candidacy, and 29 percent said it was not a major factor.