I couldn't care less what Rasmussen says. Though every conservative loves to use Rasmussen, they're unreliable. When every other poll has Obama's approval numbers at or over 50%, Rasmussen has him barely breaking 45%. Anyway, I don't know why you're bringing them up. First of all, I never said that a majority of Americans support single payer. Try to pay attention. What I said is that a majority of Americans support the public option. That is a fact. Look at any poll. Even your beloved Rasmussen shows support for the public option.
[A] national survey released this afternoon by CNN/Opinion ... finds 61% of Americans in favor of a government-run health insurance plan to compete with private insurance companies.
RealClearPolitics - Politics Nation - CNN Poll: 61% Favor Public Optiona USA Today/Gallup poll, 52 percent of those surveyed say they want a public option in health-care coverage.
USA Today: 52% Still Want Public Option in Health Care « SpeakEasyThe latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 57% oppose the plan if it doesn't include a government-run health insurance plan to compete with private insurers.
Without Public Option, Enthusiasm for Health Care Reform, Especially Among Democrats, Collapses - Rasmussen Reports™
I'm out of my league? That's grand coming from someone who doesn't even know that provisions of the HC law have gone into effect. I'll tell you what, genius, get back to me when you have a clue.