Grandma Isn't Such an Easy Mark
10:05 AM, Jun 15, 2010 • By JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
The grossly misleading, full-color propaganda brochures that the Obama administration has been sending out to seniors at taxpayer expense don't seem to have swayed many minds -- at least not in the direction that the administration would want. For the 4th straight week, Americans favor repealing Obamacare by a margin of more than 20 percentage points, according to Rasmussen's poll of likely voters. This week, 58 percent of Americans favor repeal, while only 36 percent oppose it.
Among seniors, the direct targets of the disinformation campaign, support for repeal is actually up from last week. Then, seniors supported repeal by a margin of 19 points (55 to 36 percent). Now, they support it by a margin of 21 points (57 to 36 percent). Maybe a propaganda DVD would have proven more effective.