FROM CNN's Jack Cafferty:
Much like the Democrats themselves, President Obama's signature issue of health care reform might get quite a beating in the midterm elections.
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For starters, three states will vote on proposed constitutional amendments that would let them opt out of key provisions in the health care law.
Arizona, Colorado and Oklahoma are all hoping to follow the lead of Missouri - which has already passed a similar initiative with a whopping 71 percent of the vote.
The idea of these measures is to ban the federal government from forcing people to buy health insurance.
Supporters say it's unconstitutional. Whether it is or not, there is a lot of opposition to this law which was cobbled together out of public view, contains no public option, and so far hasn't done a single thing to bring down health care costs.
A lot of Republicans are latching on to the discontent over this issue; pledging to repeal the health care law if they win control of Congress.
Democrats who voted against the bill are also making sure their constituents know it, and a lot of those who voted for the bill are keeping quiet.
It's unlikely Republicans will be able to repeal the measure while President Obama is still in office. And it's unclear if moderate Republicans and Independents will support efforts to undo the law.
A recent CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll shows 47 percent of those surveyed want Congress to repeal and replace the health care law; and fewer than one in five think the law will personally help them or their families.
Here’s my question to you: Would a promise to undo health care reform be enough to get you to vote for a Republican?
Interested to know which ones made it on air?
Considering what the Republicans want to replace it with and considering it was the Republicans who blocked a better reform law, I'd say that the threat of repeal would move me to absolutely vote for a Democrat! This law can be improved over time with a Democratic Congress only.
Lisa in Connecticut writes:
Must admit I voted for Jodi Rell in Connecticut but will never vote for Linda McMahon. Almost nothing would get me to vote for a Republican, ever again. For those who understand, no explanation is needed. For those who do not understand, no explanation is possible.
Yes, yes, yes.
DeDe in Tucson, Arizona writes:
Never. We need health care reform! We finally got something going on that, why give it up? It needs to be tweaked perhaps, but it's about time 'pre-existing conditions' won't keep you from being able to get insurance.
Marilyn in Ohio writes:
Nothing could get me to vote for a Republican, EVER. We had eight years under George W. Bush rule and look where our country is.
Rich in Texas writes:
Yes, the Republicans are getting my vote. I'm a small business owner who employs 100 people. It seems to me that between the health care bill and the tax increases, Obama is telling me to take my company off-shore. People can call me wealthy all they want. What they need to understand is that my competition is in Mexico and China. What choice do I have? If I don't, I will go broke.
Jack, I would vote for anyone who would promise to explain to me what has been passed.