At some point on this blog, I posited that if healthcare reform legislation passed, and people had time to just live with it for a while — far removed from the Republican scare machine talking about "death panels" and so on — they would actually come to like it more and more.
Okay, maybe I didn't say it on this blog. I don't know. I certainly thought it.
Anyway, as the latest Kaiser poll suggests, I was right:
Kevin Drum adds:
So healthcare reform is safe. In fact, it's so safe that it's not even clear it will be a decent campaign issue this November, let alone anything else. Thirty years from now Republicans will probably be telling stories about how it's part of the fabric of America and it's a liberal myth that they ever opposed it in the first place.