Are you a jerk if you oppose ObamaCare?

November 21, 2013 / Bloobmberg

From Bloomberg:

New Gallup poll numbers show Americans increasingly dispute the idea that government has a responsibility to make sure everybody can get health insurance. It's tempting to see that as an indictment against Obamacare, but it might just mean more Americans are becoming jerks.

For Democrats, the challenge here goes well beyond defending an increasingly unpopular health-care law. Their job now is finding a way to convince people that helping their neighbors is still worthwhile, even as the median voter becomes less likely to agree. Compared to that, fixing a website is easy.

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