Wednesday, October 14, 2009

We're Number One...or "Fairly Average"

There has been a persistent talking point coming out of some on the Right when discussing the issue of health care reform. To make the case that the United States does not need radical health care reform, you often hear that the United States has the best health care system in the world.

New research has just come out from the Pew Research Center (h/t digby) and according to Americans, our health care system is "fairly average". Check out this chart (If you have problems reading the chart, click on it for a bigger version):

This piece is cross posted here.

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