09/19/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Poll: Nearly Half Of Americans Believe "Death Panel" Falsehood

There's a pretty striking finding buried in the new NBC/WSJ poll: It turns out nearly half of Americans believe the "death panel" fib.

The pollster read a series of predictions about the health care plan, and asked Americans whether they were "likely to happen" or "unlikely to happen." In the "death panel" one, Americans were asked whether the health care proposal...

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