Q&A: Why do Republicans keep lying when they say the majority are against Obama’s health care reform bill?

Question by gitrdoneobama: Why do Republicans keep lying when they say the majority are against Obama’s health care reform bill?
Newsweek Poll Feb. 17-18, 2010.

“As you may know, Barack Obama has proposed a plan to change this country’s health care system. From what you have seen or heard about what he has proposed, what is your OVERALL opinion of Obama’s health care reform plan -� do you favor it or oppose it?”

40% Favor / 49% Oppose

“Now I’m going to read you some SPECIFIC proposals people have made to change the health care system. As I read each one, please tell me if you personally favor or oppose this change. Here’s the first/next proposal. . . .”

“Creating a new insurance marketplace �- the Exchange — that allows people without health insurance to compare plans and buy insurance at competitive rates” 81% Favor / 13% Oppose

“Requiring health insurance companies to cover anyone who applies, even if they have a pre-existing medical condition” 76% Favor / 19% Oppose

“Requiring most businesses to offer health insurance to their employees, with tax incentives for small business owners to do so” 75% Favor / 25% Oppose

“Requiring that all Americans have health insurance, with the government providing financial help to those who can’t afford it” 59% Favor / 36% Oppose

“Preventing insurance companies from dropping coverage when people are sick” 59% Favor / 38% Oppose

“Creating a government-administered public health insurance option to compete with private plans” 50% Favor / 42% Oppose

“Now please think about the proposals I just described to you. ALL of these proposals are included in Barack Obama’s health care reform plan. Having heard these details, what is your OVERALL opinion of Obama’s plan — do you favor it or oppose it?”

48% FAVOR / 43% OPPOSE

http://www.pollingreport.com/health2.htm

Americans do support the health care reform bill, after they have heard the details.
Okay, so what are people against in this bill then that would make vote against it?
Obviously they are not against the cost, because this bill will pay for itself and lower the deficit by 130 billion

98% of Americans will not see extra taxes

30 million more Americans will have access to health care

Hmm…I’m still waiting for an answer…
Only 1% of businesses will see an extra tax on top of that

Best answer:

Answer by Womble4Life
Because they’re not lying.

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