Obamacare = Electoral Kryptonite
“A CLOUDY DAY IN KLEPTOPOLIS …”
It’s so obvious at this point we’re not sure why they’re still do polls on it … but in case you missed the news flash, Obamacare is Kryptonite to candidates seeking federal office.
According to a new Fox News poll, Independent voters are likely to back opponents of U.S. President Barack Obama’s socialized medicine monstrosity by a whopping 54-29 percent spread. The same poll found general election voters backing anti-Obamacare candidates by a 53-39 percent spread.
Oh, and independents care about a candidate’s position on this issue a great deal – with 72 percent of them saying it will be an “important factor” in casting their ballots.
That’s the good news …
The bad news? “Republicans” are likely to benefit electorally from this pervasive disdain of socialized medicine – and as we’ve seen time and again the Grand Old Party is no better than Democrats when it comes to controlling spending or keeping taxes low.
Or for that matter, stopping Obamacare …
“Different cheeks, same ass,” our founding editor likes to say.
Fox surveyed 1,012 registered voters from April 13-15. The poll’s margin of error is plus or minus three percentage points.
Cue the Spin Doctors. No, really … Spin Doctors …
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