Chart of the Day: Everybody Loses the Health Care Lawsuit

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April 2 2012 4:43 PM

Chart of the Day: Everybody Loses the Health Care Lawsuit

The results from the new Pew/Washington Post survey are absolutely perfect.

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Take out the "hasn't changed" people (who sound awfully stuffy) and you've got roughly 3-1 negative feedback from last week's news. Independents soured on both SCOTUS and the health care law, which makes sense. All of the news was either about the details of the mandate, which has never been popular, or the political make-up of the Court, which is never fun to think about.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.