Folks across the country are concerned about the nation’s failing health care system. To get a sense of how many Americans are concerned, take a look at the number of folks who tuned in to President Obama’s health care town hall with 164 Americans from across the country.
ABC’s program continued into “Nightline” where it topped NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” and CBS’ “Late Show with David Letterman” in fast national data. The program averaged 4.25 million Total Viewers at 11:35pm, to Conan’s 3.66 million and Letterman’s 3.23 million.
And while more Americans than ever are worried about skyrocketing health care costs and the millions of Americans without insurance, Republicans in Washington continue to try to block health care reform. The call for real health care reform transcends party lines: 50% of Republicans back a strong public insurance option, and the GOP’s fear-mongering tactics only demonstrates how out of touch they are with the views of the majority of Americans.