The media is too cozy with the insurance industry and others deep pocket oponents of healthcare reform.
National Quinnipiac poll in August (question 23): 40% of Republicans support public option, 72% overall
National CBS poll in September: 35% of Republicans support public option, 60% overall
August Research 2000 poll of Sen. Max Baucus's "red state" Montana constituents: 47% support and 44% oppose the public option
August Research 2000 poll of Blue Dog Rep. Jim Cooper's constituents: 61% support and 28% oppose the public option