Big Media Love Health Industry Loopholes, Deceptions

“The lack of single-payer support by top politicians and elite media is striking” to veteran independent journalist Roger Bybee (Z Magazine, 7/09), who reminds us that “numerous surveys have shown the popularity of the single-payer approach.” Bybee points out, for example, that “a January CBS/NY Times poll showed 59 percent for a single-payer system described in vague terms,” Business Week, in 2005, “found ’67 percent of all Americans think it’s a good idea to guarantee health care for all U.S. citizens, as Canada and Britain do, with just 27 percent dissenting” and “in April 2008, a survey of 1,100 U.S. […]