Love Medicare, hate government run healthcare.
Krugman reacts to this oddity:
Why Americans hate single-payer insurance
Meanwhile Matthew Yglesias provides data that shows that older people are the least likely to support universal healthcare. As he says:
I assume that were seniors not in a position to benefit from a special, wildly popular "universal health care for old people only" program that they would look more kindly on creating a universal health care program.
By fnord12 | July 28, 2009, 12:09 PM | Liberal Outrage
A friend of mine blogged another story almost identical to the Krugman one, but that showed up as a letter to the editor: