As 2020 presidential contenders run on eliminating private insurance as part of Medicare for All, support for the far-left idea is slipping even among Democrats.
Wall Street Journal: “Now, enthusiasm for the proposal is waning as supporters face pointed questions over how it would work—and how it would be paid for. As a result, more candidates are backing intermediate measures, including optional buy-ins to government-run coverage that are likely more attainable in the short term.”
Support for the proposal tumbled by 30 percent between November 2018 and February of 2019. House Democrats introduced a Medicare for all bill earlier this week and less than half of the caucus co-sponsored the legislation. The same proposal had more than 60 percent of Democratic members sign on to the bill last congress.