As I blogged earlier this weekend I think it is a poor tactic. Ramming Pelosicare through will only tip close raced further to the Republicans, giving them the opportunity to overturn the legislation.
But if that's the way the queen wants it, so be it. We will live to fight another day.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged her colleagues to back a major overhaul of U.S. health care even if it threatens their political careers, a call to arms that underscores the issue's massive role in this election year.Sounds more like a shit sandwich to me Nancy, and we ain't buying it.
Lawmakers sometimes must enact policies that, even if unpopular at the moment, will help the public, Pelosi said in an interview being broadcast Sunday the ABC News program "This Week."
"We're not here just to self-perpetuate our service in Congress," she said. "We're here to do the job for the American people."
"When we have a bill," she said, "you can bake the pie, you can sell the pie. But you have to have a pie to sell."