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Poll: Health Law Hurts
President Politically

Wall Street Journal, by Neil King Jr.

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 12/11/2013 7:13:08 AM

The federal health-care law is becoming a heavier political burden for President Barack Obama and his party, despite increased confidence in the economy and the public´s own generally upbeat sense of well-being, a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll suggests. Disapproval of Mr. Obama´s job performance hit an all-time high in the poll, at 54%, amid the flawed rollout of the health law. Half of those polled now consider the law a bad idea, also a record high. The survey of 1,000 adults conducted between Dec. 4 and Dec. 8 found a sharp erosion since January in many of the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Hicksvillekid59, 12/11/2013 7:17:26 AM     (No. 9649113)

Wow! Ya think?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: arcady, 12/11/2013 7:43:52 AM     (No. 9649144)

To heck with the President, who care except him.
How about all the people he´s hurting? Or those yet to be harmed? The government (CBO) says we´ll have just as many uninsured as before Obamacare was passed, just different people. What a mess.
If the press had done it´s job maybe we wouldn´t be in this predicament.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40, 12/11/2013 7:48:37 AM     (No. 9649154)

It is a burden for someone who (a) is running for election again (b) governs in fear of the law of the land. Neither seems to be the case here. Will the spillover hurt other Democrats running for office? They seem to think so. But just wait till the Beltway RINOs go into action.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 12/11/2013 7:53:40 AM     (No. 9649162)

The health insurance at the small business I work for is renewed in January. So, Selfiecare has begun. Yesterday, each of the full-time folks had to have "the talk" with an insurance agent.

Most of them blame the company owners for the fact they are losing their insurance (due to a very small profit margin and a very large increase).

They didn´t see it coming, the bunch of lofo´s.

One of them may even remove his O sticker from the back window of his car when the truth gets out. But, I doubt it.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: farmwife, 12/11/2013 9:27:59 AM     (No. 9649323)

What a shame that it might hurt the president politically! For the rest of us it´s a matter of life and death.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: postaway, 12/11/2013 10:03:12 AM     (No. 9649434)

Upbeat sense of well-being? Really? What am I missing?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mathman, 12/11/2013 12:50:59 PM     (No. 9649751)

Total BS.
The President will not be hurt politically.
The President remains popular by Executive Order. He is the Chief Community Organizer, and thus will remain popular.
Blame has already been given to the Republicans. This is echoed in the vast chamber known as the lame-stream Media.
However much more you will have to pay, you will do so to further the commands of the Socialist-in-chief.
His war on income inequality, his war on energy, his war on women, his war on Republicans, his war on capitalism, and his war on business will enable him to become popular once again.

As the first Affirmative Action President, he may not be criticized.

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