Sunday, March 14, 2010
Whipping reluctant Democrats into shape:
The pressure is on Speaker Pelosi to whip the Democrats into shape. Meanwhile, the American voter is getting more upset by the day, as they think there voices are not being heard. So what is going on?
And if the Democrats are whipped into shape, with many casting a vote that may end up sealing their fate in November of 2010 (and unelectable members of Congress, due to going against the will of their constituents)?
Shikha Dalmia is a senior analyst at Reason Foundation and a biweekly Forbes columnist. www.forbes.com
So as Speaker Pelosi trys to whip her Democrat majority in Congress into line, many members of Congress are listening to their voters back home and realizing that a vote for the monstrous health care bill is political suicide.
The recent www.rasmussenreports.com Rasmussen polling shows why the Health Care bill is in big trouble, and why wavering members of Congress have a voter support problem (especially Democrats who vote for the bill):
And while the President is not up for reelection in 2010, all 435 members of the House and 1/3 of the US Senate have to face an angry electorate in November 2010. Will the blue dog Democrats hunt for Obama-Pelosi-Reed? It doesn’t look like the Democrats have the majority of votes to pass the Health Care bill.
© 2010, Jasper Welch, Four Corners Media, www.jasperwelch.org