The establishment media ignored it, presumably because its findings didn’t fit the party line, but a recent Gallup survey showed that a majority of Americans are satisfied with the quality of their health care. In fact, as the following table shows, the percentage of people saying their care is “excellent” or “good” has actually increased from 80% to 83% since 2001:
The survey showed a similar trend in attitudes about health care coverage. The following table shows that the percentage of people saying their coverage is “excellent” or “good” has increased from 68% to 70% since 2001:
The survey even showed that a majority of Americans (57%) are satisfied with the total cost of their health care. So, why do politicians, the media, and “progressive” policy wonks continue to yammer about how Americans are mad as hell about the health care system?