Most Americans reject Rep. Ryan
Fifty-eight percent of Americans surveyed by CNN/Opinion Research Corporation this week said they are against Ryan's proposal, which would shift Medicare into a subsidized private insurance system. Only 35 percent say they support the plan.Senior citizens registered the highest disapproval ratings--74 percent--compared with other age demographics. And opposition among all age groups was not limited to the left. Fifty-four percent of conservatives surveyed reject the plan, and rank-and-file Republicans are split, with 50 percent opposed, 48 percent in support of Ryan's proposal.