It would appear that the public is not so keen on having Big Brother decide which medical  treatments are acceptable or not. When asked by NPR and the Kaiser Foundation how much they trusted each of three outside entities to make such decisions, only 42% had a great deal or a fair amount of faith in a government agency:

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For any “progressives” who might be reading this, 42% is less than 50%. That means it’s not a majority . In this case, the actual majority (57%) thought it was not a good idea to have some government apparatchik deciding important questions relating to their health care.

So, I’ll ask it again: Why do our new President and his accomplices in Congress want to foist a government health care solution on a public that clearly doesn’t want it?

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