A new survey released today indicates the steep challenges facing the Obama administration in selling its health care reform proposals to the American people, as 36% agree that health reform is a good idea while 42% are unsure what the word "idea" means.
The concept of a public option divided those polled, with 35% believing that "public option" referred to actor Eric Dane's recent sex tape.
Among reform opponents, a full 64% said they would approve of a plan only if it included free semiautomatic weapons for all Americans.
The survey also revealed some surprising misconceptions about health in general, with 12% defining menopause as "the break a prostitute takes between customers." More here.
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