Can Obama Sell the Nation on Health Care Reform?

… Yet polls consistently show that more Americans oppose the Affordable Care Act than support it—not because they’ve evaluated and rejected it but because they don’t understand it. There are plenty of reasons for that confusion; the law is complicated, opponents have misrepresented it, and the news media have focused on the politics rather than the substance. But as the bill’s chief architect and advocate, President Barack Obama bears equal blame for the tepid public response. [cont.]

Geoffrey Cowley