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Flanked by conservative lawmakers, Ken Hoagland, chairman of the Repeal It Now.org campaign, center, criticizes President Obama's national heath care plan, often called
Flanked by conservative lawmakers, Ken Hoagland, chairman of the Repeal It Now.org campaign, center, criticizes President Obama's national heath care plan, often called "Obamacare," Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

One of the hard facts about public opinion during the health-care debate was that, while the public quickly soured on health-care reform, it remained quite sweet on the concept of health-care reform. This is why Republican opponents took care to insist at all times they only opposed the particulars of President Obama's plan, and wanted instead to reform the system their way, with all the popular things and none of the unpopular stuff.

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