A large majority of Americans (of both political parties) say they find Democrats' health care reform plan confusing, and that President Obama has failed to clearly explain the proposal
About 67 percent of those questioned in a new CBS News poll
said they don't understand the reforms. Sixty-nine percent of Republicans find the new reforms confusing as do 58 percent of Democrats.
The poll comes at the end of the month in which health care headlines were dominated by words like "death" and "panel." This weekend, Washington Post
ombudsman Andrew Alexandr concluded
that "of roughly 80 A-section stories on health-care reform since July 1, all but about a dozen focused on political maneuvering or protests."