In response to the question, “In order to reduce the national debt, would you support or oppose [ITEM]? Do you feel that way strongly or somewhat?” – there really is a beautiful symmetry.
(That 72% figure is oddly familiar.)
Anyway, the same poll showed majorities oppose raising the eligibility age for Medicare (54%).
What this all means is we’ll get a Grand Bargain that cuts Medicaid and raises the eligibility age for Medicare — while cutting taxes for rich people.