A Research 2000 poll says Arkansas Democrats support a public option in the health care plan by a huge margin. Progressive Change Campaign Committee and Democracy for America says that means Blanche better man up and support her party’s bill in the Senate.

Some figures: Among all voters, 56 percent would to be able to choose a public option and 37 percent oppose the idea (the rest are uncertain). Democrats: 83 percent for to 12 percent against. Republicans: 21 percent for to 73 percent against.