According to the poll, just 36 percent of respondents say the law was a “good idea” compared with 45 percent who say it’s a bad idea. Furthermore, 49 percent favor “repealing and eliminating” the law, compared with just 42 percent who favor keeping it…

It’s true that it would be a big boost to Romney if the the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down Obama’s health care law. That way, Romney could say that his Massachusetts law was constitutional while Obama’s was not. However, the underlying policy similarities between the two laws will make it easier for the Obama campaign to muddy the waters on health care than if the Republicans had nominated a candidate who didn’t carry Romney’s baggage on the issue.