Medicare: 3 Important Things the Public Opinion Polls Tell Us

Medicare has become a red-hot issue in the 2012 elections, with both sides accusing the other of endangering the program’s future ability to provide health care for older Americans. But three just-released polls cut through the campaign rhetoric and provide insights into what voters are thinking. Here are three key findings: Medicare is really, really important to Americans. A new Associated-Press Roper GfK poll makes clear that Americans are deeply interested in what the candidates have to say about Medicare, …