Waiting for the Blue Dogs to Bark

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There’s word today that the White House, behind the scenes, has pretty much given up on getting any GOP votes for health care reform and is putting together a strategy for passing that legislation on a party-line vote.

If true, how long before one or all of the Blue Dogs announce they won’t support a bill that lacks “bipartisan support”?

It’s coming.  Easily before the week is out.  Personally, I don’t think we’ll get to the end of tomorrow before it happens.  We’ll see.

(NB: My definition of “Blue Dogs” isn’t limited to the House.  I include the Ben Nelsons and Evan Bayhs and so forth.)

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One Response to “Waiting for the Blue Dogs to Bark”

  1. jazzbumpa Says:

    I still wonder if this is something Obama really believes in.

    But, from a different perspective, are you nostalgic for LBJ?

    http://www.ginandtacos.com/2009/08/25/persuasion/

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