PoliticsNation | November 20, 2012
>>> the denny 's owner who made headlines by freaking out over the health care law has gotten grand slammed by his boss. last week john metz told "the huffington post " he recalled what he called a 5% obama care surcharge on meals at denny 's 30 restaurants across florida. in response some denny 's strants were threatened with calls and threats of boycotts. so the ceo told metz to knock it off. and metz backed down, saying they will not have a surcharge after all. this guy was on the wrong side of the issue but he's not the only one. at least 18 states, most of them run by far right governors, say they won't set up exchanges for people to buy insurance. they'll let the federal government do it instead. of course, they don't realize public opinion is turning in favor of the law. 49% of americans want to keep or expand the law. only 33% want to repeal it. that's the lowest support for repeal since the health care law was passed. and it will only get more popular. the health department has just released the rules on coverage for people with preexisting conditions. that's what the law does. it protects people with preexisting conditions. it allows young people to stay on their parents' plans. it offers free preventive care and provides discounts for seniors' prescriptions. it's not hard to see who's winning on this side of the issue.
>> i saw just the other day in mentor, ohio, where a father told the story of his 8-year-old daughter whose long battle with leukemia nearly cost their family everything. had it not been for health care reform passing just a few months before the insurance company was about to stop paying for her care.
>> did right-wingers think we wouldn't call them out for fighting a law that's already doing a whole lot of good? nice try but we got