The latest Rasmussen poll of likely voters shows that Americans as a whole, and independents in particular, want Obamacare to be repealed. By a margin of 13 percentage points (53 to 40 percent), respondents support Obamacare’s repeal. Among independents, the margin is even higher — 19 points (57 to 38 percent), and nearly 2 to 1 (42 to 22 percent) among those who feel “strongly” (either way).

Moreover, Americans now think that repeal is far more likely than not. By a margin of 23 points, the number of people who think repeal is likely (52 percent) outpaces the number who think it’s not likely (29 percent). Even Democrats are split (38 to 38 percent) on whether repeal is more likely or not.

Of course, the key step in repealing Obamacare is to defeat President Obama — and the more the election is a referendum on Obamacare, the better.

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