Which is very bad news for Obama because the only way the law works is if healthy young people buy insurance through the exchanges.

Via Red Alert:

While much of the public relations campaign for President Obama’s Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has centered around convincing Millennials to buy into the law’s healthcare exchanges, just 11 percent of them now plan to do so according to a new poll by The Morning Consult.

The August National Healthcare Tracking Poll, which was released Wednesday, found that only 11 percent of  registered voters were “almost certain to purchase” insurance through the healthcare exchanges, while just 24 percent were “likely certain” to do so. Half of those who responded said they were “about 50-50″ when it came to buying into the healthcare exchanges, while 27 percent were unlikely to do so.

Overall, only 8 percent of registered voters were almost certain to buy into the exchanges and 14 percent were likely certain to do so.

While The Morning Consult study did find that 56 of registered voters aged 18-29 approve of the healthcare law, a majority of them do believe that their healthcare costs will increase when the law goes into effect in 2014.

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