Political figures used to be afraid to say the words “Socialized Medicine.”
I think that, going forward, the terms of the debate will shift…
We will talk about the many glaring and immoral failures of “Privatized Medicine” and debate how best to build a health care system that:
excludes no one…
CBS News Sunday Morning commemorated its 30th anniversary with a poll examined Americans’ views on some key issues today compared to three decades ago when the program first aired.
The healthcare question reveals that Americans are much more likely to desire government-sponsored health insurance than they did in 1979:
HEALTH INSURANCE: PRIVATE ENTERPRISE VS. GOVERNMENT?
Private Enterprise: 48%
Government – All Problems: 28%
Government – Emergencies: 12%
Don’t know: 12%
Private Enterprise: 32% (-16%)
Government – All Problems: 49% (+21%)
Government – Emergencies: 10% (-2%)
Don’t know: 9% (-3%)