It's not hard to figure out why so many politicians are coming out against the Cadillac tax. The controversial provision of the Affordable Care Act, which levies a tax on the most generous health care plans, is not popular among voters.  

A poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation finds that 60 percent of Americans say they oppose the tax after hearing it described. Only 28 percent are supportive and 12 percent didn't know or declined to answer.  

Unsurprisingly, Republicans were the most likely to be opposed, with 85 percent against the policy and only 8 percent for it. Two-thirds of independents also opposed the policy, with only 25 percent in favor. Democrats appear ambivalent; 48 percent support the policy, 36 percent oppose it and 16 percent are unsure. 

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